33. BRB, Chasing Dreams w/ Kelogsloops aka Hieu Nguyen


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By Tiana Nguyen & Thuy Nguyen, Tiana Nguyen, and Thuy Nguyen. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.
Guess who's back?! To kick off Season 3, we're absolutely elated to be joined by the amazingly talented Hieu Nguyen, a.k.a kelogsloops! Hieu is a self-taught Asian Australian artist who goes by the alias kelogsloops. He specialises in both digital and watercolour paintings, blending abstract and surreal art styles with anime influences from his upbringing. With over 1.2 million followers on Instagram, 864K subscribers on YouTube and many solo exhibitions, Hieu is definitely an inspiration to many and continues to produce mesmerizingly stunning art pieces. In this episode, we delve into the life of a solo artist and how Hieu has managed to build his name and brand into the incredible empire it is today. E P I S O D E O U T L I N E ------------------------------------------ •Who is Hieu, an introduction •A Quarter life crisis?! Switching from STEM career > art •Role models and using social media to create a career •The origins of "BRB, chasing dreams" •Career milestones •Being recognised IRL for the first time! •The artistic process and opening a studio •Exploring different mediums and mastering watercolour painting •What makes Hieu, Unapologetically Asian? •Recommendations T I M E S T A M P S -------------------------------- 00:43 Intro to who Kelogsloops is 01:12 Discussion begins 31:10 Recommendations You can follow Hieu on Instagram @kelogsloops https://kelogsloops.com/ If you'd like to continue the conversation, please message us. We'd love to hear from you, feel free to slide into our dms on instagram: @unapologeticallyazn or send us an email: unapologeticallyasianpodcast@gmail.com Also, thanks to Scoopy Milk Bar for sponsoring this episode. For the month of February, 2021, you can use our code UA15 during checkout for 15% off their menu! Check out their website and Instagram @scoopymilkbar for their sweet desserts! Much love, ♥︎ Thuy and Tiana (UA ✌︎) ✨Music✨ Joakim Karud •Say Goodnight •Soundcloud •SpotifyLakey Inspired •Chill Day •YouTube --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/unapologeticallyasian/message

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