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Landscape painter John Stobart, featured in the PleinAir Podcast with Eric Rhoads, Episode 149

Plein air artist and icon John Stobart turns 90 next month. In this week’s PleinAir Podcast with Eric Rhoads, John shares what he has learned from a lifetime of living as an artist. He includes how he overcame the adversity of being told as a young man, “You’re never going to put bread on the table with that kind of work.”

Listen as John Stobart also shares the following:
• The surprising reason he originally left London to come to the U.S.
• How he transitioned from teaching art to becoming a full-time painter
• His experiences while being featured in a PBS show for artists
• The story of how he sold his first painting
• His inspiration for starting The Stobart Foundation, a non-profit foundation formed with the purpose of offering support to the community of aspiring artists who share our passion for the artistic vision inspired and developed through the time-honored tradition of working directly from nature.

“I’ve always wanted to help other people because having a talent like that…it’s very selfish to think that you’re just going to be using it for yourself.” ~John Stobart on teaching art

Bonus: This week’s PleinAir Podcast includes a Marketing Minute!
Eric Rhoads, author of Make More Money Selling Your Art, explains:
• Is direct mail still an effective way to reach buyers?
• How to transition from a day job to being a full-time artist

Listen to the PleinAir Podcast with Eric Rhoads and John Stobart here:

Related Links:
The Stobart Foundation
Eric Rhoads on Instagram
Eric Rhoads on Facebook
Plein Air Convention & Expo
Art Marketing in a Box
Sunday Coffee with Eric

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  1. I’ve made my living with art and music all of my working life. I did a show in the mountains of Pennsylvania. My entry was a still life painting. Right next to me was John Stobart with a beautiful Seascape. It was an honor to be in the same room with Johns work. Thanks for the interview.

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