MN Original and TPT present: Artist Day Jobs

Artist Day Jobs is back for a second season profiling Minnesota artists whose 9-5′s complement and inspire their creative process.

The season two premiere features R.J. Kern, a fine art photographer who finds parallels in his work as a martial arts trainer.

When not capturing stunning portraits of animals and their owners, R.J. teaches students of all ages taekwondo at Lakes Martial Arts.

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Check back next Monday for an all new episode of Artist Day Jobs.

Are YOU an artist with an interesting day job? Let us know on our Facebook page or on Twitter using #ArtistDayJobs.