Alvin Codner has always wanted to change the world at a young age. He has worked in the nonprofit sector, public sector, and school districts throughout the past 10 years, Alvin Codner has a history of excellence and holds the public interest very close to his heart.

Some of his gangSTAR* achievements include Peoples Choice Award at the National Arts Program, feature on FOX News for Community Arts, Arts Coordinator for The Grace Assets (One of Multi-Millionaire Derrick Grace’s Business), and Teacher of the Year Nomination.

This is Alvin Codner’s last year as a Middle School Art Teacher transitioning to be a full-time artist. He has his BFA and his main niche is Acyclic and Oil Paintings.

In this episode, we discuss…

  • How Alvin got into the arts
  • Working on projects within the community and for non-profits
  • What his pricing looked like when he started doing art vs what it looks like now
  • What his plans are for the direction of his new artwork
  • Tips for artists who want to transition into full time
  • And so much more!

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