Ep.45: Dina Brodsky on being a full time artist and mother of a toddler

By Iva Mikles •  Updated: Nov 06, 2017 

Dina Brodsky is a contemporary artist with love for painting realistic miniatures, originally from Boston, now living and working in New York City. She was educated at University of Massachusetts Amherst and the New York Academy of Art, where she received her MFA. She has taught privately, and in several institutions including the Castle Hill Center for the Arts, the Long Island Academy of Fine Art and the Metropolitan Museum of Art. She is most known, among others, for her series Cycling Guide to Liliput capturing moments from her travels and Secret Life of Trees. She is also a mother of 2 step kids and 1 toddler who joined us in the 2nd half of our interview 🙂

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Key Takeaways

“Just keep going, no matter what! Just put in those 10’000 hours!”

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Special thanks to Dina for joining me today. See you next time!

All artworks by Dina Brodsky, used with permission

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Iva Mikles
Hi, I am Iva (rhymes with “viva”). I am an artist, illustrator, teacher, and the founder of Art Side of Life™️. I've worked as a commercial artist since 2009. I believe that we are all creative in infinite numbers of ways so I’ve made it my mission to teach you everything I know, to contribute to waking up your creative genius.