Permastoked with Derik Hyatt
Permastoked with Derik Hyatt
Maria Brophy - Art, Money, Stoke & Success
1 hour 32 minutes Posted Nov 1, 2021 at 12:00 am.
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Your Canadian & Great Lakes Surf / SUP Podcast #PERMASTOKED with #DerikHyatt, Season 2 Episode 23: Maria Brophy ( @mariabrophy ) – Art, Money, Stoke & Success is brought to you by @freshwatersurfgoods and is NOW AVAILABLE for streaming and download on:
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In this episode, Derik Hyatt chats with Art Business Consultant and wife of Drew Brophy ( @drewbrophy ), best-known for his @lostsurfboard designs in the 1990’s, Maria Brophy.
Maria’s driving force is to help empower people to take action to create a life that they want!  In the late 1990’s, she decided what kind of life she wanted to live;  She wanted to travel most of the year and work for herself in a creative business.  It took a few years, but eventually arranged her life in that way.
You could say that she lives a dream lifestyle, traveling the world while running a gallery space in San Clemente, California and selling art for a living.  But she does work very hard for it all!
She has dedicated the last twenty years to developing strategies to sell the artwork of her surfer husband, Drew Brophy.  After thousands of hours of study, research and hands-on-experience, she has become an expert on art licensing, deal making, and selling art, especially surf art.  She learned how to grow Drew’s art sales beyond multiple six figures, every year since the late 1990’s.
All while traveling two to three months a year; and sometimes more than that.
She even started writing a blog in 2009, to help other artists along the way.  And then started sharing information in books:
Amazon best-selling book ART, MONEY & SUCCESS
Co-Authored HOW TO DRAW WITH DREW BROPHY published by Walter Foster
Connect with Maria Brophy online at and on Instagram and Facebook at @mariabrophy.
This episode was recorded on February 24, 2021 and may contain coarse language that could be deemed offensive.  Listener discretion is advised.
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