For this article, I polled a range of women, most of whom I have never met, but whom I admire from afar. I am so humbled by the responses I received and feel such gratitude towards all of the women who chose to offer their opinions and wisdom. That being said, in these responses, it is so obvious to me the complexity of this question. Answering it requires an immense amount of thought, delicacy, reflection, and sensitivity. Continue reading WOMEN ANSWER: WHAT DO YOU LOVE ABOUT BEING A WOMAN?
I wouldn’t call myself a “successful” artist in the professional sense. My work rarely sells, I don’t practice regularly, and it’s not my sole vocation. However, I do believe I know my shit when it comes to creating meaningful art. I have been making art for my entire life, I attended an accredited art university, and have exhibited my work in galleries and competitions for years. I know how to make art that moves people, regardless of my credentials, or lack thereof. And that is what this article is about. Continue reading 4 WAYS TO CREATE MEANINGFUL ART
I often take for granted how I see the world from an artist’s perspective. I often think everyone sees and feels the same things I do, but I never really realize the specific way an artist’s brain (and soul) functions, until I speak to another artist, or non-artist, for that matter. Continue reading BEAUTY HURTS IN THE EYES OF AN ARTIST
[“Found Art” is a term that I think I am making up. I have my own definition for it, which I will detail below. If you google “Found Art,” nothing definitive returns. Also, this term is not to be confused with “Found Object,” which is very much an actual term used in the worlds of … Continue reading FOUND ART