My Journey to Becoming an Artist-in-Residence

My Journey to Becoming an Artist-in-Residence

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I’ve been a full-time artist for a while now, like about two and a half years of this writing, and during that time, I’ve learned about lots of aspects of the creative life that weren’t on my radar before. For instance, I had heard of ‘artist-in-residence’ gigs but I didn’t really know what that meant. … Read More

My New Artist’s Journal

My New Artist’s Journal

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Hello friends! Welcome to my brand new artist’s journal. This is where I’m going to share my journey with you. My intent is to post the stories behind my work and to give us a chance to get to know each other. I hope you’ll follow along! If you’d like to see more of my … Read More

The July Calendar is Here!

The July Calendar is Here!

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Hello, friend! It’s been a while, hasn’t it? If you follow me on Instagram, then you already know what I’ve been up to. I’ve spent much of the year working on growing my body of work and producing paintings. This little Pygmy Owl is an example of the kind of work I’ve been doing. I’ve … Read More

What do you want to learn?

What do you want to learn?

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One of the ways I stay motivated is by following people whose work inspires me. Every morning, over breakfast, I visit blogs and websites, watch instructional videos, or read books. When I’m learning, I feel energized and that energy is the most reliable fuel for my creative engine. As my knowledge grows, I not only … Read More

I’m a Published Artist!

I’m a Published Artist!

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When it comes to planning your way toward an envisioned future, milestones work much in the same way that markers along trails do. When a given milestone is encountered, that marker communicates that you’re moving in the direction you envisioned and that your efforts are paying off as you anticipated. — Sexy + Soul-full Earlier … Read More

My Love – Hate Relationship With Instagram

My Love – Hate Relationship With Instagram

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Great artists are careful not to do all of their art for public consumption, so that their creativity is not unduly determined by external motives, e.g. trends, accolades, money. — Tom Neal I have a love-hate relationship with Instagram. On the one hand, I really enjoy the community of friends and acquaintances with whom I … Read More