Identity, Representation & Growing As An Artist With Luke Swinson


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In this episode of The Maker’s Collective Podcast we bring you the next chat in our 44 Gaukel series - this one is with local Indigenous visual artist, Luke Swinson. We’re both huge fans of Luke and his work and it was incredibly special for us to get this opportunity, plus he’s a sweet and gentle soul, so talking with him was a true pleasure. Here’s a peek at some of the topics we covered: Exploring, educating himself about, and embracing his identity as an Indigenous ArtistLearning on the jobPublic art Representation The role of social media in art and how to balance growth and obsession with the platform and maintaining authenticity Is being an artist the same as being a business owner?Learning to say no to opportunitiesLevelling up through testing and experiencesAdvice for young artists Download the transcribed version of the episode here >>>Download More from Luke: Website - - More from 44 Gaukel: Website. - - - - More from The Maker’s Collective: The Maker’s Collective - - - in touch & join the club - More from Lacey: LJH Creative Consulting- More from Laura: Instagram - Thank you This episode of The Maker's Collective Podcast is brought to you by our friends at Libro Credit Union. If you're located in Southwestern Ontario and are a new business, or are looking for a new financial institution, head to to learn more! It’s also brought to you by the Downtown Kitchener BIA. If you’re wondering what’s going on downtown right now, hit them up on Instagram - Audio brand and episodes produced & edited by François Goudreault of Hello Francy, sound and music productions.

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