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Artist Decoded #93 - "THE IMPORTANCE OF EMBRACING FAILURE"

Originally from Ottawa, Elly Smallwood graduated from OCAD University in 2011 and now works as an artist in Toronto. Her paintings are intensely personal, a visual exploration of her mind and body, and those of the people around her.Topics Discussed In This Episode:

  • Her workflow
  • The business of art
  • Getting paid as an artist
  • “The Killing of a Sacred Deer”
  • “Nocturnal Animals”
  • The importance of failure
  • Her transition leaving Toronto to move to Ottawa
  • Having a solid art community
  • Understanding human anatomy for your art practice
  • Conspiracy theories

Elly Smallwood's Personal Website

Artist Decoded #94 - MARY GRISEY - "THE INTERSECTION BETWEEN ART, CLAIRVOYANCE, AND METAPHYSICS"

Artist Decoded #92 - NICOLE MIGLIS (HUNDRED WATERS) - "EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE + TURNING WEAKNESSES INTO STRENGTHS"