Join Kat and Josie Lewis on an empowering episode about breaking out of the art world box, embracing play, and making art for yourself. Josie shares how her Instagram account went viral by embracing video early on and offers insight for artists to grow in this way. We discuss the challenges of growing your audience, facing negative comments, and rising above it all.
Josie Lewis is an artist working in sculpture, painting, mixed media, and video. Her artwork can be found in the St Paul Union Depot, the Minneapolis/St Paul Airport, and in the private collections of General Mills, University of Minnesota, and Minneapolis Public Schools. In 2017, she began sharing videos of her daily art practice on Instagram, sparking a conversation around what is (and is not) art on the internet. To date, her videos have more than 1 billion views, and her social media audience has grown to over 1.3 million followers.