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89: Fueling Your Creative Journey Featuring Nicholas Wilton

creative entrepreneurship inspiration interview Oct 10, 2023
Fueling Your Creative Journey Featuring Nicholas Wilton


In this episode, brilliant artist and entrepreneur Nicholas Wilton joins us for a discussion about creativity, art, and entrepreneurship as he shares his insights on how to lead with a full heart and offer a full service to our audience. Nicholas is a keynote speaker at our upcoming event Immersion Live, and he'll also be joining us for open studio night, which promises to be an incredible event.

Listen in as we explore the importance of staying passionate, finding what truly matters, and embracing our creative selves. This episode will inspire you to tap into your own artistic spirit and live a life of purpose and fulfillment. 

on attending a virtual conference:

You have to create space for new things to come in.

—Nicholas Wilton

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Discussed in this episode:

  • Discovering your passion is all about observing and noticing things that resonate with you. The clues to your true calling are already present, you just need to pay attention.
  • Staying passionate and fired up about what you're creating is crucial, regardless of whether it's a business, painting, or relationship. Finding something that energizes and makes you feel alive is the key to success and overcoming challenges.
  • The Power of Play: Play is not only fun, but also productive and equivalent to rest. It fuels and energizes your creative process, business, mindset, and energy.
  • Curate your experiences to maintain a sense of aliveness and bring more of that intuitive connection into your life.
  • Tapping into both your creative and business sides allows you to make business creative. Keep the fire of creativity and entrepreneurship burning within you.

Meet Nicholas Wilton | Website | Art to Life Art to Life Podcast

Nicholas Wilton was born in San Francisco, California and spent his youth exploring the wilderness areas of Marin County. As a teenager he studied design with the German contemporary glass artist Ludwig Schaffrath, who catalyzed his ongoing passion for art making. Nicholas studied art at the College of Creative Studies in Santa Barbara and then went on to receive his BFA from Art Center College of Design in Pasadena. In addition to gallery exhibitions and the inclusion in numerous private and corporate collections in both the United States and Europe, Wilton’s paintings have been used on the covers of the national bestseller “The Four Agreements” by Don Miguel Ruiz, and Brene Brown’s “The Gift of Imperfection”. Recently, the US Postal Service issued a stamp featuring Wilton’s artwork.

Nicholas is the founder of the Art2Life Creativity workshops and classes. This highly effective system of teaching returns authenticity, spontaneity and joy back into the creative process. Nicholas also has established the Creative Visionary Mentoring Program, which offers artistic, business and creative coaching to artists. He speaks and writes extensively on the subject of creativity, purpose and inspiration.


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