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Reyna Noriega

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14: Cuban Bahamian Illustrator and Artist Reyna Noriega

Draws in Spanish | Conversations with Latinx Visual Artists and Designers

This week’s guest believes making money from art isn’t harder than any other career. In this episode, I chat with Cuban-Bahamian artist and author Reyna Noriega who’s worked with clients such as Apple, Old Navy, and The New Yorker. Reyna and I talk about the complexities of being Afro-Latina, why NFTs are dumb, and why she ultimately decided to leave teaching art to focus on being an artist.Reyna initially tried to tread cautiously into freelancing by taking a creative director role at a startup, but quickly realized it wasn’t for her — so she jumped into freelancing earlier than expected. After just a few months, she was able to stabilize her income and move out of her parents’ house as a full-time artist. Now, she creates illustrations for brands, runs an online shop with the help of her mom, and writes her poems as a form of self-reflection.In this episode, Reyna shares her journey to becoming a full-time artist, the growing pains of running an online shop, and how she’s now working on creating a legacy for herself and her family.Listen to the episode on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Amazon Music, Stitcher, iHeartRadio, or on your favorite podcast platform.Topics Covered:Her passion and love for her hometown of MiamiGentrification and the rising cost of housing in MiamiThe struggles of being Afro-LatinaWhy she prefers the word LatinxImpulsively pursuing Psychology at FIUThe reality of being a teacher in the public school systemWhy she ultimately left teaching for a creative careerHow she decided to take the leap to freelancingWhy she loves being an independent and freelance artistThe growing pains of running an online shopCreating art beyond social media in order to create a legacy for herselfWhy NFTs aren’t real and are cash grabs for artistsThe process of writing her collection of poems, “In My Cocoon”Her experience self-publishing projectsHer upcoming projects in 2021Her amazing ReelGuest InfoCheck out Reyna’s Instagram, Portfolio, and Shop!Special OfferListeners of the podcast can get a free, undated weekly and monthly planner inspired by the show from our website here.Follow Host Fabiola Lara between episodes:InstagramYoutubeTikTok


22 Mar 2022

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020. Sustaining Your Creative Life with Reyna Noriega, Visual Artist and Author

Sol Talk

We continue “The Creative Culture” with Reyna Noriega, a visual artist and author based in Miami, Florida. Reyna has been steadily rising to prominence, with her work appearing on covers including Science Magazine and The New Yorker. Having previously explored various mediums, techniques, and expressions – Reyna has developed her distinct way of depicting vibrant, joyful women of color. As we continue exploring creativity, Reyna shares what it’s like to sustain a life as a creative entrepreneur. In this episode you’ll hear: Reyna’s career journey that brought her to creative entrepreneurship How one balances working with inspiration vs. discipline Why Reyna canceled her plans to move abroad and what that meant for her career How the racial reckoning both supported and opposed Black creators The role social media has played in Reyna’s career Announcements Join our Community I’d love if you’d join the mailing list as we create a community of folks who believe in duality, love and growth. Sign up for the newsletter at https://www.simonekeelah.com/. Social Media Reyna Noriega’s Instagram reynanoriega_ Sōl Talk Instagram: @thesoltalk Simone Keelah Instagram: @simonekeelah


22 Mar 2022

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Art is Meant to Serve People w/ Reyna Noriega

Get Rooted with Robyn Moreno

Visual artist, author, and education Reyna Noriega shares what it is like dealing with the infamous "Imposter Syndrome". She believes her art nevertheless is meant to serve other people. Reyna takes that responsibility very seriously. 


2 Feb 2022

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#35 Reyna Noriega on Taking Up and Creating Space for Others Through Art

Plucking Up with Liz Bohannon

With a degree in psychology, Reyna Noriega went from being an art teacher to a full-time illustrator in 2018 — creating stunning portraits of women and using art as a tool to dive deeper into herself.In this episode, Reyna talks about feelings of inadequacy and how she found her power as an Afro Latina woman in art spaces where she learned to take up the space she deserved, and to create space for others. If you’re a freelancer, in between jobs, or are just in a place where you can’t see your destination clearly, I hope you find some comfort and wisdom in this conversation!Check out Reyna's work here: www.reynanoriega.com--Love the podcast? Please follow us or subscribe for FREE, rate, and leave us a review!Follow Liz on Instagram:@lizbohannon@ssekodesignsThis podcast is produced by Hueman Group Media. Follow us on @sincerelyhueman.--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/pluckingup/message Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.


3 May 2021

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When Spontaneity Prevails (ft. Reyna Noriega)

Koffee With Karly

Reyna Noriega is an accomplished Artist and Author who I have the pleasure of knowing personally. In this episode we take a look back into our past together, her come up, the latest projects she's working on, and what's in store for her future. As the world went on pause for Coronavirus, Reyna kicked her work into high gear and accomplished more than you can imagine. All of this came after her spontaneous decision to move out of the country and start a new life in Europe came to a screeching halt. If you need some inspo this is it!


23 Mar 2021

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Reyna Noriega on Cultivating her Style.

Aye Yo Sis! Podcast

Enji sits, down with educator, motivational speaker and visual artist Reyna Noriega on art has been a tool that she can dive deeper into herself. With her parents being pre-millennial and the first introduction to her creativeness, on this episode we will go a little deeper on Reyna's journey to Illustrations and she confidently owning her style. She quotes "Being an art teacher was all apart of the process not the final destination." Follow sis, @reynaoriega_ ____ Aye Yo Sis! is mixed by Raashid Zubair  Stay connected and follow us on instagram @ayeyosiscommunity  Make sure you visit our website at www.ayeyosis.com Become a member of the AYS community and use the Discount Code: AYEYOSIS21 and receive %20 Off on Merch and Coaching Services. 


31 Jan 2021

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Reyna Noriega on Cultivating Community on Social Media and Blooming & Finding Happiness Thru Art

Girl Behind The Hustle

On this week's episode, we're sitting down with the incredible Illustrator, Educator and Author of In Bloom, Reyna Noriega. Reyna's vibrant artwork has been seen everywhere from The Creative Collective NYC, Clinique,  American Express, Allure, The Knot,  Hulu, Girls Who Code, and Apple.  Reyna's work is dedicated to highlighting, uplifting and helping women heal & find happiness.  She uses her artwork to illustrate and represent women of color in ways that we don't always get to see. "I choose to celebrate all of the most beautiful things about being a woman of color. The femininity, the confidence because so often the odds are stacked against us.” In the episode, Reyna shares: What it means to give yourself permission to bloom and take the risk of pursuing your own gifts after pouring so much into everyone else.  How she used social media to build a community & connection around her art.  The resilience necessary to continue working & creating during a pandemic. You can connect with Reyna on Instagram @reynanoriega_ Twitter @reynasnoriega and Pinterest here. www.reynanoriega.co.  We would love it if you Rated & Reviewed the podcast You can find Girl Behind The Hustle on Instagram | TikTok | Clubhouse @heylc | Facebook--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/girlbehindthehustle/message


26 Jan 2021

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Reyna Noriega - Starting Conversations through Art, The Beauty of Color and, Our Identity

The You and I Podcast

Season 2 is Here! And this is the beginning of the Creatives File.Listen to the episode if you're interested in illustration or art, want to unlock the creative side in you,  finding your identity, or need some inspiration and motivation in your life or music recs, you won’t regret it. Enjoy the episode and we hope you have an amazing and productive week!LinksReyna's Website(check out her art here)TandemIn Bloom by Reyna Noriega Follow Us.InstagramOur WebsiteSubscribe on Apple PodcastGet our NewsletterCheers to a Better You Guide + Workbook  Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/the-you-and-i-podcast/donations


21 Sep 2020

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IDHATA Episode 6 Artist Reyna Noriega

I Don't Have All The Answers

This conversation hits a couple of topics with my friend Reyna Noriega. We discuss colorism in the Hispanic & Latin X community, as well as her journey to being a successful creative while being sustainable. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app


8 Jul 2020

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A Journey in Bloom with Reyna Noriega

Seek The Joy Podcast

Happy #SeekTheJoy Tuesday! On the podcast this week is Reyna Noriega, an incredible visual artist, photographer, educator and writer who brings her love for diversity and creativity into everything she does. In this week’s new episode we chat about: Reyna’s creative and entrepreneurial journey, what it means to give yourself permission to embrace your creative path, and learning to trust our “soul pulls” so that we’re able to shed old layers and allow each experience to lead us down the path we’re meant to take. Reyna shares with us her healing journey, how falling deeply in love with herself in 2019 transformed her life and her art, and the impact of cultivating greater self-love, self-compassion, and self-acceptance. Plus Reyna shares with us the  inspiration behind her new book, “In Bloom”, Pepper (her dog!) and her puppies, what she’s celebrating out loud in 2020, her biggest dream, and so much more! To learn more about Reyna and her work you can connect with her on Instagram @reynanoriega_ Twitter @reynasnoriega and Pinterest here. You can check out her portfolio at reynanoriega.myportfolio.com and visit her at www.reynanoriega.co. Plus, you can find her new book “In Bloom” here We'd love for you to check out this week's new episode and join the conversation ✨ Instagram instagram.com/seekthejoypodcast Facebook fb.me/seekthejoypodcast Twitter twitter.com/seekthejoypod E-mail sydney@seekthejoypodcast.com RATE AND REVIEW Seek The Joy! When you do, e-mail a screenshot of your review to sydney@seekthejoypodcast.com and we'll send you our NEW and improved #SeekTheJoy Guide for Infusing More Joy into Your Life!  SEEK THE JOY GUIDES: They're here and they're LIVE!! From our Seek The Joy Guide to Podcasting to Seek The Joy Guide Pitching Guests,  click here to learn more and get your hands on a little more joy in your life. Did you hear, we're on PATREON! Your support of this podcast means the world. Full of rewards and exclusive content, we can't wait to take this joy journey to the next level. Sing up to be a patron of the podcast here: patreon.com/seekthejoypodcast JOY CORNER a new interview-style blog series spotlighting inspiring souls, moments that bring you joy, products we love, and so much more. Join our corner of the internet and check out this week's features. Ready to share your light, magic and joy? Get in touch here to share your joys, passions and moments of inspiration. a new post in this series goes live on our site every Thursday. We are gearing up for the next episode in THE POWER OF STORYTELLING! To learn more and to submit your story, visit our website https://www.seekthejoypodcast.com/share-your-seekthejoy-story/ and fill out our interest form.


4 Feb 2020