Octopus artwork, "Tentacles" by Jay Alders

Tentacles – Octopus Art

Limited edition signed prints, open edition poster, phone cases & 10 Artist Proofs released. This was a fun one to work on. I am fascinated – like many of you too, I’d guess, with Octopi. That eight armed, three hearted graceful creature has such intelligence, and personality, it’s truly one of the most mysterious creatures…

Jay Alders live painting with Brett Dennen in Wall, NJ

Live Painting with Brett Dennen

Artist Jay Alders will join Singer/Songwriter Brett Dennen on July 30, 2021 in Wall, NJ at Daydream Farms. Join Jay Alders and Brett Dennen in Wall, New Jersey July 30th for a night of live music and live art. Get there early to catch opening act is the very talented Lilly Winwood. Venue: Daydream Farms:2840…

Artist Jay Alders interview on Discover Ignite Podcast

Jay Alders Interview on Discover Ignite Podcast

Artist Jay Alders speaks with Podcast host Marcas Hemmila about the struggles, strategies, mindsets and right/left brain balance of being a professional artist. Also listen to this podcast on: Apple – https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast… • Spotify – https://open.spotify.com/show/7I1tcjs… • SoundCloud – https://soundcloud.com/user-322130245 • Google Podcasts – https://www.google.com/podcasts?feed=… • Anchor – https://anchor.fm/discoverignite

I Launched an NFT Collection

I gave myself a crash course on NFT (Non-Fungible Tokens) over the past month and have since launched my Crypto Art Collection. The first couple NFT’s I released have already sold and I’ll be releasing more soon. A month ago most of us had never heard of NFT’s. If nothing else you might have heard rumblings about…

Making a living as an artist with Jay Alders and Traver Boehm

How to Turn Your Passion for Art Into a Living with Artist Jay Alders – Via The Uncivilized Podcast

Thriving as an artist requires not only passion and creativity. It takes gut-wrenching nerves, courage, stubbornness, and a determination to make it. During this episode Traver and Jay talk about creativity as an essential piece in an artist’s life and the methods that Jay uses during his creative process. Traver also asks Jay about the…

Home schooling during the Coronavirus pandemic

Life on Lockdown: Week 2

My thoughts and experience thus far during this CoronaVirus Pandemic and how it’s nudged me to finally start a Patreon Page. Well, here we are…Week two on lockdown. First and foremost, I truly hope you are feeling ok. This is not another “This is how our company is handling COVID-19” email. I mean why do…

Artist Jay Alders painting an ocean surf theme mural

Interior Surf Inspired Mural

Mural painting on the inside of the newly opened Iron Buddha in Westwood, New Jersey. A monochromatic graphic design-oriented stylized ocean wave to bring some power and serenity to this new Yoga and Fitness location. The second mural I completed at this location. The first was the entire front exterior wall painted in spray cans.…