Are you a perfectionist? Or maybe like me, a “recovering perfectionist”? Let’s chat a bit about perfectionism and creativity because it’s a really important topic. In short, perfectionism is a creativity killer. To be creative we need to be willing to fail. Willing to make mistakes. Willing to mess it up. Willing to make *shudder* BAD […]

Have you ever wondered what it takes to be a full-time painter? In this Interview With The Artist I talk with Phil Musen, a painter in Savannah, GA. ***There may be some strong language used in this interview so grab your headphones if you have little ones around*** We talk about: -Phil’s upcoming monochromatic Mermaid […]

This past week I’ve been reminded that life is both short and precious.  I found out yesterday that an old friend from college passed away.  It felt strange and sudden especially because just the day before I had liked one of his Facebook posts advocating for peace.  His post precipitated a minutes-long daydream of remembrance.  […]

If you think that you missed all the January deadlines think again! Here’s a roundup of artist grants, residencies, and exhibitions to apply for. Grants: Artist Grant Deadline: Quarterly throughout the year. The deadline for the current grant cycle is April 15, 2022. Susainable Arts Foundation Deadline: February 25, 2022 To be eligible, the applicant […]