Are We There Yet?

5/27/16 Notes to Myself: So many caps and gowns. Who’s that little girl suddenly all grown up wearing hers? How is it she now dances in this time of change sharing tears and smiles in all the uncertainty. Yet there she is, receiving awards and honors. Celebrating 4 years of hard work and the choice […]

Expectations

“…expectations based on the work itself are the most useful tool the artist possesses.” What you need to know about the next piece is contained in the last piece. The place to learn about your materials is in the last use of your materials…..Put simply, your work is your guide: a complete, comprehensive, limitless reference […]

Catering to Fears

“…catering to fears of being misunderstood leaves you dependent upon your audience. “ Art and Fear by David Bales and Ted Orland This week I am brought back to considering how the need to be understood affects my process of art  making.   Questions for consideration: What contributes to my feeling “understood”? Do I understand […]