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Savvy Painter is where you will find your artist community, artist interviews and painting workshops


The Top-Ranked Podcast for painters!

Ranked among the top 30 educational podcasts in the world, with more than 840 five star reviews worldwide, the Savvy Painter podcast does more than just inspire your creative muse.

Whether you’re in a big city, or an isolated village, you don’t have to feel alone in your studio. 

Listen to top artists, authors, and visionaries share their insights, nitty gritty details about their creative process, and what really goes on behind the scenes.

Your studio is your sanctuary, but that doesn’t mean you have to go it alone.

Join thousands of artists in the Savvy Painter community listen together, learn together, and share our resources.

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Fenderman1984

Addicted

I am not exaggerating, I've been listening to this podcast every spare minute since I found it. I wait impatiently for a new episode each week. Captivating, essential information for painters. Thank you Antrese Wood.

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Bunny-lady

Thought provoking and enlightening conversations

Thank you so much for doing these Antrese!! It has been so inspiring and encouraging as a few painter to 'listen in' on your thought provoking and enlightening conversations.

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Erik C.

A podcast for artists looking for a mentor

Antrese is a great interviewer of highly acclaimed artists and entrepreneurs who are willing to share their unguarded perspective on Art and all avenues it encompasses. Each episode has been a valuable reminder of how important it is as an artist to find other artists to talk to. She is having the conversations we all want to have and putting them out there for our benefit.

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Yoopersmith

Great show

No more roadblocks for Artists that long to have their work seen, except whatever is holding them back inside themselves. Antrese can help with that!

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Maritza P.

Excellent show for creatives

So excited I found this show! As a creative, I've always wanted to monetize my creations - fabulous tips, strategies and inspiration

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AldoU2

Marvelous Alvaro Castagnet Interview

Alvaro was a delight to listen to and he was very generous with Antrese in the variety of topics discussed, natural dialogue sounds liked old friends talking at ease, conversation was most interesting and Antrese asked all the right questions.

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pbcmedia

Easy Listening on a Complicated Subject

Just discovered this via an artist I follow on Instagram who was interviewed: William Wray. Have now listened to at least six or seven episodes and I love the consistently audio quality (a problem with other show on this topic) and the structure of the show which makes it very easy to listen to and the insightful questions that reveal each artist in unique ways.

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Penny P.

Savvy Painter

This podcast should be in every artist's library!

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R_B_Ny

A very important resource for fine art painters

Fantastic podcast. I've been searching for a long time for a podcast that talked about living ones life as a painter and the concerns that come along with making a living on one's Art. Thank you very much for spending the time and resources to produce this great show.

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Cad Yellow Happy

A Life Changer

Wow! I listen to your podcasts while I paint. I love the whole package. The content is so rich, nearly every podcast has me rushing over to my desk to write down a pearl that either affirms something I was feeling in the back of my mind, or sparks a new direction of thought. Oh, I can't tell you how much I appreciate these. You and your guests are contributing something life changing. Thank you!

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Lynnemariesf

Love this podcast!

These podcasts are so inspiring and informative! The Tom Wudl episode in particular was fantastic.

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Kathy H.

Enjoyable and informative!

I'm so glad I found your podcast. Although I don't know how you have managed to produce so many quality interviews. I'm glad there is a backlog I haven't heard yet so I don't have to wait. I'm sure I'll catch up soon thought, so keep on doing them! I like your style of interviewing, it's obvious you research your guests and I often find that you ask the very question that comes to my mind when I'm listening. Thank you for your hard work and for creating this valuable resource.

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Trudi S.

Always inspiring!

I wait, impatiently, every Thursday for these wonderful podcasts. They're always inspiring!

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RiaWindcaller

Perfect Artist Podcast

From Tips to plan and organize (Episode 15)...so you get more time for painting to lots of conversations with amazing Artist! Even for this hobby oil painter this show rocks!

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Writes_on

Really enjoyable and informative

The podcast is a wonderful resource for artists (and wanna be artists) to learn more about other people's process, live and techniques. Antrese is an adapt, natural interviewer and the conversations she has with the guest artists are always insightful and informative. Thank you for this, a great idea you've wonderfully brought to life!

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D.H. Miller

Savvy Painter

What a treasure trove! I've been recommending this to all of my friends in the arts, especially those of us who paint. Not only do I love your name, "Antrese," I deeply respect your "back story" and vision. There is much to learn and like here, not the least of which is the importance of determination, perseverance, and courage. Congratulations!

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Renee B.

Helpful and supportive!

Antrese asks the questions that provides artists a way to talk about their successes, failures and motivations. It is helpful to identify on the emotional level with what we all feel. Antrese always brings her positive energy into energy into each interview. I'm looking forward to every edition.

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Jeanine H.W.

A gift!

This podcast is a gift for artists. As a painter, I spend a lot of time alone in my studio. Listening to Antrese is like talking shop with the professionals any time I need inspiration. It's great to hear other artists going through similar challenges, sharing ideas, and discussing the subjects that would otherwise just be random thoughts in my head. Antrese unpacks these ideas and gives listeners a lot to chew on. I had the honor of meeting Antrese at her plein air workshop in March of 2015. She's a delight. A great listener and artist, passionate about painting, and cares about the art community. Her podcast brings this community closer. Thank you for this great service!

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Barb M.

Insightful interviews that appeal to artists at any stage of their career

All of my friends are probably sick of hearing about Savvy Painter from me, but I can't stop recommending this show. Every episode is a goldmine, whether the interview is with another artist, a teacher, financial planner, blogger, collector, gallery owner...You name it and Antrese Wood has had a conversation with them. The show is informative AND entertaining. And she's not just rehashing what has already been covered in other interviews or writings. Antrese does her homework and doesn't let her interviewees off the hook and glib answers. The show makes me go back and re-listen to episodes (and take notes) to make sure I didn't miss anything. What a valuable resource!

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Stonybrookct

Not just for painters

I am a visual artist but not a painter. In fact, at first I hesitated to listen to it thinking it would be only about painting. What I found though is that title of the show is a bit of a misnomer because it's not really about painting at all. It is really about the reasons we make are and what it means to be a professional artist. I know that Antrese is a painter but I think that she could easily interview artists from other mediums and be completely at home because for the most part the goals and questions are the same regardless of what you make. This is totally worth a listen and a re-listen.

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Futurethink

Savvy Painter is the best podcast for artists

Hands-down, this is the best podcast for artists. The guests are successful artists with a lot to say. Better yet, it's obvious that Antrese has studied their work and career before she starts the interview. This enables her to interact with them in a thoughtful, articulate, and meaningful way. This podcast will make you think about how and why you make art, and about how you want to promote your art career.

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Anthony Tran

Great Show for the Art Industry

As a former Art student….I wish I had this show growing up to help inspire and teach me how to create a business in the Art Industry. Now so many artists will benefit from this show.

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The Entrepreneurs Library

Great and professional work!

Great podcast to get viewers motivated about art. I am not an artist myself but Antrese Wood makes it easy to listen to and very interesting.

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Studio Ledoux

Keep up the good work - it's making my world a more thoughtful place!

Great conversations! The wonderful conversations with artist of all sorts are inspiring and motivating. Keep up the good work - it's making my world a more thoughtful place!

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KevinLe7

Much needed for artists!

Antrese Wood is doing big things for artists. Love the show!

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Ziggy O'leary

Errol Gerson was amazing!

Omg. Your podcast with Errol Gerson was amazing. I've never heard of him but I now believe he is one of the most wonderful human beings in the world! I'm not religious, but that guy is my new God. What a perfect soul. Great job...love the podcast.

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Belleart

Excellent!

Very helpful and engaging. Great resource!

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Nadi S.

LOVE your podcasts

Thank you thank you thank you! LOVE your podcasts.

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Rolsen222

Addicted!

I'm addicted to these podcasts and now that I've went through the whole archive, I eagerly watch for each new one. Antrese does a fabulous job of being fully present for each interview and letting the artist's response guide her questioning. She asks thoughtful, interesting questions that illuminate the artist's thinking and process. I enjoy the range of subjects she covers from art practice to business. I've listened to other podcasts on the arts, but this is by far my favorite! Thank you, Antrese!

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Ziggy Oleary

Love Ray Turner Episode 17

Hi. I’m Ziggy Oleary I’m a painter in Las Vegas. I love your podcast, especially #17 with Ray Turner. He was insanely honest and open with his feelings. What an interesting character. I’m so glad you let him just ramble even when his thoughts started going dark, most interviewers would have changed the subject to keep it all light, thank you for letting him just go. It was refreshing to hear someone be real.

As a painter herself, Antrese knows what it’s like to be an artist. She’s intimately familiar with the highs and lows of creating, marketing, and selling art. She has walked the tightrope of creating authentic, meaningful work and making a living as an artist. 

Antrese inspires tens of thousands of artists every month with her top ranked podcast, and works directly with members of her Growth Studio membership program to guide them past creative doubts and overwhelm, and gives them concrete tips to build the skills they need to create their best work.

Antrese Wood interviews artists and painters on the Savvy Painter podcast

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