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A conversation with internationally acclaimed artist Tommy Simpson, in collaboration with Craft Alliance (Saint Louis, MO). Videotaped in front of a live audience at Tommy's 2022 Craft Alliance exhibition: Head Heart Hand. Joining us for Q/A is the talented artist Amy Firestone Rosen. Filmed, edited, and mixed by Shock City Studios.


Welcome to Tiny Sparks, Big Flames podcast, where we dive into inspiring stories and success secrets of people who are daring to live their dreams. You’ll hear from fascinating people in all walks of life—from creatives, innovators, and difference makers to business leaders and entrepreneurs. You’ll learn how they got started, what inspires and motivates them, and their plans for the future. You’ll also get the inside scoop on challenges and pivotal moments they have experienced, and their advice for getting unstuck and dealing with setbacks and epic fails. If you would love to pursue your passion, purpose,or dream and need a little inspiration or guidance, you’ve come to the right place. I’m your host, leadership and success coach, Deb Gaut.

Head, Heart, Hand With Tommy Simpson

By Deb Gaut March 21, 2023

This special episode of TSBF features internationally acclaimed artist Tommy Simpson, whose award-winning work has been shown in more than 100 exhibitions in the U.S. and around the globe. Truly a national treasure, Tommy is that rarest of artists: He has worked in almost every artistic medium, including wood, sculpture, painting, prints, rugs, jewelry, and …

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The Perfect Shot with Marian Brickner

Joining us for today’s show is the remarkable international wildlife photographer Marian Brickner, who shares her fascinating story and the lessons she has learned from following her dreams. You’ll hear about the surprising way she got started in her photography career, the driving force behind her passion for capturing the …

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Art—and So Much More with Mary Martin

Artist and gallerist Mary Martin is my wildly talented guest on today’s show. As both an acrylic collage artist and owner of Green Door Art Gallery in Saint Louis, Mary shares a wealth of knowledge and wisdom during our delightful interview. You’ll hear about her surprising journey from a childhood …

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Getting Connected with Kathy Bernard

Joining me for today’s podcast interview is LinkedIn guru Kathy Bernard, the delightful founder and CEO of WiserU, a company that specializes in helping people leverage the power of LinkedIn for business and career development. You’ll learn about her journey from a company layoff to helping colleagues who had lost …

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