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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 1000 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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Nick @ Five Minutes with Dad Podcast

Such a cool concept

What a great show! It’s such a needed topic to help artists effectively make money with their art. Very cool!

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otterpop88

Amazing resource

The breadth of interviews is outstanding. I have learned so much from everyone, from the art aspect (like Camille’s) to the business aspect (such as Cory Huff’s). Thank you so much Antrese for spearheading this effort!

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Green Painter

These are AMAZING!

I recently discovered this podcast...WOW, so inspiring and fun to listen to! I really appreciated that variety of topics discussed, and it's all done in an approachable, fun-spirited way. I'll definitely keep listening!! Thanks so much!

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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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Josh Mortenson

Ebullient interviews that are entertaining and informative

Interviewing and making it interesting is difficult. And that to a visual topic on an audio only medium and it's at expert level. Host Antrese Wood handles this so deftly that you can't even see the brush strokes. Even when a guest misinterprets a question and answers in a fractal way, she encourages and nourishes this surprise branch and delves deeper. Her website has the gallery and bibliography for every episode (which is oh so helpful to not only see the art being discussed but to learn about any other artists being referenced). Put a red dot on this podcast, I'm sold.

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DGPainter

I stumbled on these...

I stumbled on these, not sure how, but I'm so glad I did! So much information and ideas. By listening to all these other artists I've found that the struggles I'm going through are just part of the process. What a huge help and relief. Techniques, marketing, finding your own voice, the list goes on, you won't be sorry!

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Goodology

Useful and practical information for artists and business

I like it that Antrese gets right into the content with good clear sound. This is a podcast with useful and practical information for artists and business. And, it's entertaining. Antrese has a nice rapport with the guests and the laughter makes the podcast enjoyable to listen! Thanks! Keep 'em coming Antrese 🙂

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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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Michael H.

The world of art will be different because of this show

I say this because she is giving artists the critical tools necessary to make your passion into a reality and into a viable career. This is a major road block or artists and Antrese unveils powerful secrets and knowledge to make your dream into a successful business.

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Ira G.

Great Podcast!

Love this podcast! Highly recommend it!

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TheDailyPainter

Love This Podcast

This is another podcast I love to listen to while driving or working in the studio. I'm not sure how many times I've listened to Hollis Dunlap and Mark Trujillo. At least five or six times each. Keep up the good work.

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Hilary B.

I've been listening to one episode right after another since I found this podcast.

I've been listening to one episode right after another since I found this podcast. The interviews are authentic and compelling, the business and life tips useful and I also appreciate the back and forth rhythm she's developed between business and making art. Thank you Antrese - keep them coming!

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Paintbetty

A Wealth of Insight and Information

Thank you so much for this podcast series hearing from other artists is invaluable. The episode with Mitchell Johnson was especially engaging - his wealth of insight and passion for color and painting palpable; and has me starting on some more in-depth color study. Your episode with Gabe Fernandez was also really great, especially hearing of the experiences and interests behind his paintings.

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Jim D.

Super Cool

Antrese and her interviews have me excited to persevere through my own hang ups with my craft.

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Sean B.

Killer podcast!

While this podcast covers the essentials of art and business, but it also is full of inspirational stories and experiences! Her guests are incredible and Antrese asks great questions!

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KingMan2009

Informative and entertaining!

Love this show, as an artist, I appreciate a focus show on the arts. Keep going!

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CC Y.

My encouraging painting buddy!

I have been listening to the Savvy Painter Podcast for nearly a year now and it has become a staple each week. I listen while painting in my studio and it engages my left brain and leaves me feeling encouraged and inspired to keep on painting. Also, I have been introduced to so many different artists that I hadn't known. I can't imagine not having the Savvy Painter as a resource and painting buddy!

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Jeremy M.

The Podcast for Serious Artists!

The Savvy Painter Podcast is for serious creatives who pour their passion into all they do!

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Redchampagne

SO needed

How to make art a business...so needed in the creative arts.

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Pollysweet

Loved the Nathan Fawkes Review!

Thanks for this wonderful podcast! I loved hearing from Nathan Fawkes. I am really looking forward to listening to more since this is my first time hearing your podcasts. Keep up the good work!

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Carol M.

Just found your show - love it!

Hi! It's a great thing that you're doing, and very helpful for all us artist. I listened to 5 shows today while I was painting. Love it!

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Gisele_Oliveira

Awesome and interesting

Wow…what an amazing show. The host is really knowledgeable and the guest are great. It’s really helpful for artists. SUBSCRIBE!

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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, lives and techniques. Antrese is an adept, natural interviewer and the conversation 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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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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sarcasdel

Great Podcast for Artists!!

I discovered this podcast maybe two weeks ago, and I've already binge-listened to every episode! Antrese is an excellent interviewer. She's very smart, insightful, kind and she's somehow able to relate on a meaningful level with every artist she interviews, and these are some drastically different personalities and points of view. I can't wait to find out who Antrese will interview next! She's gotten some amazing, impressive artists so far.

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June N.

I am 63, had no art education and a self taught weaver

I am 63, had no art education while in school and was a self taught weaver for 25 years. I always wanted to paint but my feelings of lack: training, no magical encounter with a mentor etc held me back until about 46! Working and raising children has made me practice somewhat inconsistent but more and more I am grounded in a passion for painting and learning everything I can. This podcast is an amazing gift. I can never catch up to people who grew up with parents who saw and nurtured their talent, or who went to art school and had mentors like Israel Hershberg. Nevertheless, I am so grateful or what I do have. THANK you for these lessons, stories and insights! I feel very nurtured and encouraged. You ask really good questions.

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DGPainter

Awesome Podcast

I stumbled on these, not sure how, but I'm so glad I did. So much information and ideas. By listening to all these other artists I've found that the struggles I'm going through are just part of the process. What a huge help and relief. Techniques, marketing, finding your own voice, the list goes on, listen in, you won't be sorry!

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Karen O.

Fantastic Opportunity!

I am a new and very enthusiastic fan of Savvy Painter, I experience so much learning and inspiration from the interviews that Antrese does with an abundance of talented, interesting artists. I love her conversational style and openness. I am engaged and delighted to have this amazing opportunity that she has created with this podcast. Thank you Antrese! My world of painting has become widely expanded and energized through listening to your podcast.

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Marie @ Today's Leading Women

A must listen for artists!

This is a great resource for artists and all the creative minds out there. The stories of the artists themselves on the show are inspiring for everyone! Highly recommended!

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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.

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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