There is much more to being an artist that just being innovative. Art is a business and some people forget to learn this side of the job.
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Aldo Pereyra, 27, is a fine arts major at FIU. His work is mainly street art.
James Echols is the founder of Life is Art, an organization that teaches business 101 to local artists.
Attorney William Pena Wells represent many photographers, writers or any creative person in various aspects in the art business. He says he sometimes gets paid in paintings for his legal work.
Kerry Phillips and I pose with her latest work at PULSE Contemporary Art Fair in Wynwood. Her work consisted of people exchanging things that had value to them. I gave some personal photos I carry in my wallet and I received a fake flower form a random guy.