Eye On Annapolis's Business Spotlight: Interview with Artist Joe Barsin
Honored to be Interviewed by John Frenaye of Eye On Annapolis for the weekly Local Business Spotlight Podcast Series.
We discussed recent projects for both businesses, JEB Design and Citizen Pride and the Brave New World of the Digital Artists, from NFTs to Print-On-Demand (POD). This is a very exciting time for the Creative Entrepreneur with so many new technologies being developed to promote Our Brands! Scroll down to learn more.
Citizen Pride’s New Line of Luxury Soy Candles. We partnered with ART C of Maryland. More Info Here.
Visit Annapolis & Anne Arudnel County illustration by Joe Barsin. Created to help promote tourism to our region. More Info Here.
Created the logo for the new Arundel Ambassador. Launched in Spring 2021, this mobile visitor information center travels throughout the Mid-Atlantic promoting our County. More Info Here.
Towards the end of the Interview, we discussed some interesting events in the art world and new technologies that support the digital artist. From the Wild West World of Non-fungible Tokens (NFTs) to merchandising through Print-On-Demand (POD).
The moment the Art World was shocked as Banksy’s recently sold artwork shredded itself! Follow this link to watch how Banksy did it.
The most famous NFT digital artwork sold to date: A digital collage called "Everydays — The First Five Thousand Days" by the artist Beeple sold for almost $70 million by Christie's in an online auction. This symbolizes the beginning of Digital Art being respected within the Fine Art World. More Info Here.
Example of Print-On-Demand (POD) Products that Citizen Pride can offer our customers. In the past couple of years, the quality and speed of production has increased to the point that it can replace the need for inventory. For the Creative Entrepreneur, this greatly increases our reach into niche Product Development. Through social media and niche key words (SEO), the Digital Artist becomes a successful business model in this age of Personal Brand and Influencers.