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Make a Living as an Artist, Creatively

Greeley, United States

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Experience hosted by Tom

2 hours
Includes drinks
Up to 8 people
Hosted in English

What you'll do

I provide a 2 hour discussion about the necessary steps for creating a plan to become a working artist. To make a living as an artist. I work mostly by telling stories from my 40 years of struggle to integrate art into my daily life. I talk from a perspective of knowing specific fundamental truths about the human experience. Truths based on metaphor, language, empirical science; and sociological and emotional insight. Nothing teaches like our fundamental failures in life. To learn is to grow beyond what we think we cannot do. Dropping the pathology of the narcissistic self, the ego self; long enough to examine the broken self.... Provides a space to heal, find acceptance and strength, and the ability to solve ones own problems. Strength and success are built out of the confidence that is sustained by the nurturing of the creative spirit. Once it thrives, it can never be destroyed.

I can change lives, saved marriages, transformed trajectories in a single sitting.

We will be in my studio, my home, my sculpture park over looking the pond, at my private gallery or out in nature for a walk on the many trails along the river.

Light food and beverage of choice are provided.
Other things to note
I will answer questions you may have, based mostly with stories from experience. I will meet you at where you are presently, however push you to be honest about what you really want... your destiny.
I provide a 2 hour discussion about the necessary steps for creating a plan to become a working artist. To make a living as an artist. I work mostly by telling stories from my 40 years of struggle to integrate art into my daily life. I talk from a perspective of knowing specific fundamental truths about the human experience. Truths based on metaphor, language, empirical science; and sociological and emotional insight. Nothing teaches like our fun…

Tom's commitment to safety

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What's included

  • Drinks
    whatever you need to be comfortable
From £36
/ person
Fri, 5 Mar
19:00 - 21:00
£36 per person
£36 per person
Sat, 6 Mar
19:00 - 21:00
£36 per person
£36 per person
Sun, 7 Mar
19:00 - 21:00
£36 per person
£36 per person

Meet your host, Tom

Host on Airbnb since 2013
  • 5 Reviews
  • Identity verified
I left my last job when I was 24. I road my bike home because I knew I was free and would never work for anyone else the rest of my life. I have been independent, living the creative life for the last 30 years. I make a substantial living as a working artist. The cabin I rent on AirBNB is located within a small sculpture park sanctuary; I built myself. I have multiple streams of income, and live debt free. I read 4 hours a day, and study the people and sociological experiences I encounter. I have mentored with world class craftsman, healers and intellectuals. My degree is in Music.
I left my last job when I was 24. I road my bike home because I knew I was free and would never work for anyone else the rest of my life. I have been independent, living the creative life for the last 30 years. I make a substantial living as a working artist. The cabin I rent on AirBNB is located within a small sculpture park sanctuary; I built myself. I have multiple streams of income, and live debt free. I read 4 hours a day, and study the people and sociological experiences I encounter. I hav…
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Where you'll be

Raymondskill falls.. Amazing location, 100 ft drop.. Largest waterfall in Pennsylvania
The Brook House Gallery... right next to the Delaware River.... my private gallery space
Delaware State Forest.. dozens of beautiful trails to walk and talk on surrounding my property
My Home and sculpture park... overlooking the pond or at my kitchen table
The Art Loft in Milford PA, if not booked, a great place to meet and talk inside or out, listed on Airbnb

Rated 5.0 out of 5 from 5 reviews.

Margaret
November 2020
Wow is all I can say! . This man helped me within 40 minutes get total clarity as to my next steps, professionally. It was almost as if I was being guided by my gardening angel! he listened carefully to my life saga with zero judgement and he was able to answer all my concerns and road blocks. No career counselor could impact me this way and after 2 years of trying to figure out my next steps, I finally have *clarity*! Oh and I had to cancel on my trip to see him live because our dog ate an edible and he was super understanding and still went out of his way to offer me assistance on the phone. Definitely worth it and if I can see him live with my husband, I definitely will.
Wow is all I can say! . This man helped me within 40 minutes get total clarity as to my next steps, professionally. It was almost as if I was being guided by my gardening angel! he…
Barbara
October 2020
We had a pleasurable evening with Tom and Carol. He was filled with exceptional stories and advice. Highly recommend this experience. Thank you Tom for sharing your time and life experience, you’ve helped us along this journey and we can’t wait to cross paths again.
We had a pleasurable evening with Tom and Carol. He was filled with exceptional stories and advice. Highly recommend this experience. Thank you Tom for sharing your time and life e…
Elena
February 2019
Loved it! A unique opportunity to meet an amazing living artist who is kind enough to share his view and experience of making a living doing what he loves. He and his wonderful wife are great and welcoming hosts. Would surly recommend it and will be back for more.
Loved it! A unique opportunity to meet an amazing living artist who is kind enough to share his view and experience of making a living doing what he loves. He and his wonderful wif…
Rich
January 2019
What a great artist and afternoon. Left inspired, with clarity and a direction for my creativity. Tom, thanks for our time, wish we had 10 hours.
Aman
November 2020
Great conversation, good advice. Tom listens carefully, understand you and have many stories to tell from his experience.

Choose from available dates

10 available
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  • Fri, 5 Mar
    19:00 - 21:00
    £36 per person
  • Sat, 6 Mar
    19:00 - 21:00
    £36 per person
  • Sun, 7 Mar
    19:00 - 21:00
    £36 per person
  • Wed, 10 Mar
    19:00 - 21:00
    £36 per person
  • Thu, 11 Mar
    19:00 - 21:00
    £36 per person
  • Fri, 12 Mar
    19:00 - 21:00
    £36 per person
  • Sat, 13 Mar
    19:00 - 21:00
    £36 per person
  • Sun, 14 Mar
    19:00 - 21:00
    £36 per person

Things to know

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Government ID

You’ll need to take a picture of yourself that matches the photo on your ID. This is so Airbnb can confirm who’s actually going on the experience. You’ll only have to do this once.

Guest requirements

Up to 8 guests ages 18 and up can attend.

Alcohol

This experience includes alcohol. Only guests who meet the legal drinking age will be served alcoholic beverages.

What to bring

what makes you comfortable, jacket, walking shoes

A self open to what you may want to live every day