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Stupid Artist Jargon, Part 1: The Creative Prompt

The professional art world can be elitist. Or so it seems. The average person doesn't regularly bathe in the jargon of the art world or take a deconstructive approach to post-modern conceptual kinaesthetic land art. Thinking about this very thing--not land art, but jargon--I realized that I have been using terms in The Iteration Project's … Continue reading Stupid Artist Jargon, Part 1: The Creative Prompt

“Follow Your Passion” And Other Lies That Make It Sound Like Art Isn’t Work

As a professional artist I can't tell you how many times someone has said to me, "You're so lucky that you get to do what you love everyday." It's in that one statement (and countless others...chase your dreams, follow your passion, etc.) that the unreality of art is born. The implication is that because a … Continue reading “Follow Your Passion” And Other Lies That Make It Sound Like Art Isn’t Work