ART IS THE PRIZE
September 17 - October 7, 2018
We’re set up at the DeVos Place for ArtPrize 10 in Grand Rapids MI. We’ll be touring the city with the ambulance looking for your stories of art & business!
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MOTOR CITY, USA
September 1 - 17, 2018
We're here in Detroit MI to tell the story of this classic working class town. Stay tuned for our list of podcast interviews and throw us recommendations!
SUNSET IN TOLEDO
August 4 - 6, 2018
We made a pitstop in Toledo to catch the closing of Bozarts F.A.R.M., a longstanding alternative artist run space. We parks at the 72 hour art & music marathon and talked with artists and performers til 4 in the morning. Stay tuned for some dispatches and vids.
ARTISTS THR!VE IN BEREA!
We were invited to post up at the Artists Thrive Summit in Berea KY, home to more artisans, crafters and bluegrassers per capita than any spot we've ever seen. Stay tuned for podcasts with The White Stitch, GYST-Ink, Renmeleon, and more!
July 25 - 29, 2018
We're posting up in Nashville to get the scoop on Isle of Printing, Ranger Stitch, I Saw the Sign, Mas Tacos, the Arts & Business Council, and more. Stay tuned for podcasts!
July 15 - 20, 2018
We popped into Atlanta to grab interviews with Junkman's Daughter, The Neon Company, Sister Louisa's Church (the bar), PercGod & Don Yella, and MASSCollective. Stay tuned for podcasts!
flying high in the low country
June 17 - July 10
Savannah GA is a contradiction of high & low, church going people in seer-sucker & late nite open container wanderings. We stopped to interview ShopSCAD, Sav Film Co, and several club runners. Stay tuned for podcasts & docu-shorts.
FOREVER YOUNG IN ST AUGUSTINE
June 15, 2018
What began as a detour became an epic happenstance. While checking out a lighthouse we bumped into kindred spirit Roger Bansemer, virtuoso painter and host of "Painting and Traveling". We posted up at his place and interviewed him about a life of hot air ballooning, RV-ing and being only painter to visit the sunken Titanic!
RETURN TO THE CITY BEAUTIFUL
June 17-21, 2018
Popping back to the "real world" of downtown Orlando we documented the true culture of a low key, high touch community of creatives. Brendan O Connor of Bungalower, Jenny De Witt of Townie Tourist, Jordan Eichenblatt of Brunch Bros, and Nick Sambrato of Mama's Sauce to name a few!
spin that record one more time
June 15, 2018
Wynwood Walls, Locust Projects, Sweat Records, Miami FL
We just HAD to kick in Miami one more time. This go round we interviewed Diego Orlandini of Wynwood Coloring Book and Aimful Media, and Lolo Reskin of Sweat Records and PBS' Art Loft. Stay tuend for a mini-doc from Yahoo News on this excursion!
BETWEEN TWO PALMS
April 10, 2018
Endicott College, Beverly MA
We figured out a "mobile" Mobile Incubator! We brought the "Pop-up Basecamp" to Endicott College to engage the students from the Visual Performing Arts Center, the Van Loan School of Professional Studies, and the Angle Center for Entrepreneurship. Open office hours and class visits culminated in a public presentation of arts business models.
April 1, 2018
FATVillage, Fort Lauderdale FL
As part of the Fort Lauderdale Art Walk, Culture Hustlers rolled up to park at ArtsUP! in FATVillage. We met hundreds of artists and designers, and visited dozens of studios. Stay tuned for lots of cool footage and dispatches!
March 31, 2018
Florida International University
FIU has a lots of resources for artists & entrepreneurs, and we're here to meet with students on business models in the arts, design & culture sector. Check out FIU's StartUP initiative and the Ratcliffe Art + Design Incubator, and stay tuned for some possible collabs down the road.
Culture Hustlers Exhibition
February 2 - April 10, 2018
Mills Gallery, Boston MA
A showcase of arts business models from across the US including: painter and prankster Derek Erdman (Chicago, IL); metalsmiths Gabriel Craig & Amy Weiks (Smith Shop of Detroit, MI); multimedia artists Kristen Farr (San Francisco, CA); typographic sign-makers from Tieton Mosaic (Tieton, WA); and artists from the Española Valley Fiber Arts Center (Española, NM).
ALL'S FAIR IN MIAMI
December 3, 2017 - January 29, 2018
Collins Park, Locust Projects, Wynwood, Miami FL
Sponsored by an anonymous donor, Culture Hustlers toured the art fairs during Art Basel talking with artists, collectors, galleries, and parrotheads. Stay tuned for Culture Hustlers podcasts with Miami's visual arts leaders.
PDQ IN SRQ
November 28 - 29, 2017
Ringling College of Art & Design, Sarasota FL
Brought by Ringling's innovative Business of Art & Design program, Culture Hustlers will have open office hours with Ringling students, class presentations, interviews, club meetups, pitch sessions, and more.
MAKIN NOISE IN ORLANDO
November 10 - 12, 2017
NOISE: AiOP, Orlando FL
Heading south for the winter, Culture Hustlers will install at NOISE: Art in Odd Places, a public art and performance festival in Orlando FL. During the weekend long event, the Mobile Incubator will record a Culture Hustlers podcast with the artists of NOISE: Art in Odd Places.
IN THE GROVE AT HARVARD
October 24 - November 2, 2017
Zone 3 - Harvard, Allston MA
The Mobile Incubator will be installed at "The Grove" in Allston MA, providing open office hours for artists and entrepreneurs to stop by for conversations, to get free business counseling on creative endeavors, and to conduct podcast interviews. This visit to Allston is supported by Zone 3, is a Harvard-sparked initiative to further activate and energize Western Ave with creative programs, events, and retail.
SUMMAH PUBLIC ART RESIDENCY
July 20 - October 21, 2017
Boston Center for the Arts, Boston MA
Culture Hustlers will interview business owners, thought leaders, and civic representatives in Boston's cultural sector. Presented by the Boston Center for the Arts and sponsored by the City of Boston and Eastern Bank.
September 2016 - January 2017
A 15,000 mile beta ride across the US. Thank you to the following orgs for sharing their stories.
Mighty Tieton, TedX Richland, DrewBoy Creative, Scrap Tri-Cities, Nez Perce Tribal Enterprise Office, Future West, Aspen Art Museum, ParaLabs LLP, Anderson Ranch, Warm Cookies of the Revolution, WestwoodArtWay, Tocabe, ParaLabs LLP, Unreasonable Institute, Celestial Seasonings, Center for Rural Affairs, Cosmic Films, Kemper Museum, City Museum, Missouri Botanical Garden, North Central Economic Development Association, Southern Minnesota Housing Partnership, Good Root Growers, Valkyrie Brewing Company, Incourage Community Foundation, Worm Farm Institute, University of Chicago Booth School of Business, South of the Border, Charleston City Market, Rail Trail, Galaxy Modern, The Garden School, Bodie State Historic Park, Meow Wolf, Museum of Contemporary Folk Art, Art Cave at Origin, Chinati Foundation, El Cosmico, Texas Arts Commission, Rio Claro Studio, Project Row Houses, Houston Art Museum, Crystal Bridges, Wal-Mart Museum, Hotel 21C, Crosstown Arts, Civil Rights Museum, Grand Ol Opry, Hatch Show Prints, Music Row, Calliope Arts, American Sign Museum, Jungle Jim's, Palace of Gold, and more.