"So, I have always seen it as a kind of parental duty to show my own children beautiful stuff, and in doing so reveal to them an alternate world. By beautiful, I mean interesting, inspiring, ambiguous, challenging and sometimes dangerous things that exist within the world of art. I feel that the online world provides [...]
A never ending question, "Why?" And often a hard question to answer. When I knew I wanted to start working more diligently on my blog and get back to my passion for art making I had to ask myself, "Why?" I could tell that I had all of the pieces that I needed... the idea, [...]
"THERE SHE GOES" Crawling, still. Muck waist deep around her, but she reaches... in... down... digging... throwing back what doesn't fit the picture she wants to see. Knowing eventually, she'll see it. And now, the bracken only thigh high wanes, with every step, in her own direction. There, she goes.
"It needs to be about something deeper," he told me. It was my third to last studio visit before our final senior thesis show, and I was lagging behind. Had I sheltered myself so much that I really had nothing to talk about via my work? Did I care about nothing more than color and [...]
It's a pretty big question to ask, honestly, but I love answering it for people. Ask any artist why they make art and you're going to get so many unique answers you won't know what to do with them all. That's because we all make work for very different reasons. But I would venture to [...]