Art in the time of a global pandemic. Who thought that would be a thing we'd be writing about here? Not you? Me either.
Have you ever had the thought that words aren't enough? That there is no language for the idea you're trying to express? I've heard people say they dance to express the things they can't express any other way. And, well, I totally get it. While that's not the case for me (I dance because I'm … Continue reading Language Fails Us
There are countless self-help books out there on motivation: what it is, why it's important, how to keep it, how to get more, and how to give it to others. What if I told you it's not the fact that you have too little of it that's the problem, but the fact that the idea … Continue reading Motivation Is Not The Problem
Depending on your line of work, where you live, or whether you're a student or not, we all break up the passage of time in different ways. Maybe August marks the beginning of the year for you. Maybe it's January 1. Either way, there's usually a point in the year at which we take time … Continue reading 12 Lessons in 12 Months
If our understanding of the world were based solely off of the most shared, viewed, read, or liked headlines online, they would have you believing that because you create you're a genius and if you're not making brilliant work all you have to do is find a way to tap your latent genius. Don't believe … Continue reading Quit Kidding Yourself, You’re Not a Genius
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