160- Nathan Belmont Finding His Voice in Glass Through Traveling
Continuing the May Theme of Lifestyle Design
You can find Nathan on Instagram @nbelm
Originally from Albuquerque NM, Nathan moved to Maui at the age of six and spent most of his life there. Visual art has always been something He's emersed himself in. Drawing, sculpting, and tinkering were strong passions of growing up. He felt chalaged to create beautiful things out of shit laying around.
In 2004 He had the opportunity to start a somewhat formal glass apprenticeship at a studio/gallery on Maui. He was there for about 7 years studying under artists Sean Price, Jupiter Nielsen learning how to sculpt solid Boro glass. With great teachers and a fun working environment Nathan was able to learn a lot. He's been an independent glass artist for the last 7 years, and has no plans on quiting any time soon.
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Episode 159- Luke The Drifter Living the Dream
Hey how are you? This episode kicks off our month of May episodes themed around living the life you've always wanted to live. Depending on your personality, living the life style as a glass artist opens up opportunity to travel. This includes RVing across the Continental US, traveling through Countires around the world and visiting many studios in the process.
In this episode Luke discusses his humble beginning's and his journey over the last decade and more as a traveling glass artist. We bicker about how things used to be and how things are now. Reminiscing on days of old as well as discussing how much the industry has changed in the last decade.
Thanks again to Baddaskat for the bumper music the song is called "False Clouds" and can be found along with other tracks at www.baddaskat.com
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Episode 158- Chris Piazza Part Deux
Chris and I sit down and talk about his experience selling at his first visit to a trade show, Glass Roots Madison. Chris unexpectedly took in a bigger sum of orders then planned and had to scramble to figure out the best way to manufacture the orders and have them shipped in a timely manner..We cover all of this and much, much, more.
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