Gabor Svagrik

Gabor Svagrik is a plein air painter who emigrated from Hungary to the United States. He studied at the Academy of Art in Chicago and now runs the Tucson Art Academy Online.

Gabor and I dive into the artist gallery relationship. Highlights include:

  • What they don’t teach you in art school.
  • Important characteristics of a mentor.
  • The pro’s and con’s of falling in love with your own work.
  • Understanding whose opinion should matter to you.
  • Dangers of showing your work too early.
  • Hallmarks of a good artist-gallery relationship.
  • What Chipotle can teach you about handing off your art business.
Tucson Art Academy Online

The Chipotle video we talk about:


The Painter’s Process – William Reese

Artists mentioned:

George Carlson
Quang Ho

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  • Mr Svagrik’s work is in that great tradition of classic American painting.

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