Who hasn't heard stereotypes about professional painters in our industry? There are always stereotypes, regardless of where the painter is from. Painter stereotypes not only harm painters' reputations and craftsmanship, but they also make the painting industry a target for prejudice and contempt. So what can we do to change all these misconceptions? Join Nick Slavik and Ronie Santos as they speak with Juliano Alcântara, one of Brazil's most renowned painters, on major painting movements and the need for change in our industry. In this episode, they discuss the significance of coming together with other painters to form partnerships and demand painters' rights. They also discuss the importance of equality in the trades and how strategically picking your battles may help professional painters shine in a new light.