Payson McNett with giant skateboard

Payson McNett

Professor of Art at Cabrillo College

New to college? Take an art class!

Taking an art class is a low-stakes way to get reacclimatized to a school environment.

For students interested in returning back to school after taking some time off, Payson talks about why he recommends initially taking a class in the art department.

Why You Should Apply to Your Dream Job

Keep on pursuing your dream career, even if it is competitive, because jobs are looking for the right fit, not just pure talent.

Payson McNett explains why its important to keep on pursuing your dreams, even while applying to competitive jobs.

Advice for Working in the Arts

Narrow down your career options to an area that you’re passionate about. Within that area, there will be different levels for success, and a different fit for every person.

Payson McNett gives advice for students interested in pursuing a career in the arts.

Full Podcast

In this episode of the What to Be Show we hear from Professor of Art at Cabrillo College Payson McNett. Payson shares his positivity about his life and career journey in becoming a teacher and helping create the Maker’s Space at Cabrillo College.