Anthony Ricciardi. The Heart in Art. Episode 517 with The Real Brad Lea (TRBL)
Anthony Ricciardi is a renowned multi-disciplinary artist from Toronto, Canada that has traveled internationally showcasing his artwork and murals. His collections have been showcased globally in major cities such as New York, Los Angeles, Miami, Manchester, Montreal and Sao Paolo. He has curated large-scale artwork and clothing for notable celebrities such as Demi Lovato, Bad Bunny, Post Malone, Shaq and many more. Anthony has also collaborated with major brands such as Disney, Adidas, Coors Light and L’Oreal.
Anthony is more than just an artist and his story isn't your typical. He went to Alabama State University on a baseball scholarship and spent five years working as an analyst for an investment fund but decided to leave the comfort and clout of corporate finance to pursue his true passion; art.
In this episode, Brad and Anthony how Anthony puts the heart, literally and figuratively in his art. They discuss his journey and how he has become a full-time artist as well as how you can get a commissioned canvas today.
01:30 Why heart…
04:22 Disney story
07:00 When Art became full time
13:25 Bomb: “The more you put out the more chances you have of winning.” - AR
15:03 Available for commission
20:33 Art Basel
22:00 Grant Cardone Collaboration
29:00 The Long-term plan
37:30 Art Inspo
41:15 Paintings that don’t sell
47:30 The bulldog in Brad’s conference room