If you paint, draw or create then you are an artist. Period. There is no such thing as “emerging artist” or “aspiring artist” or any of those adjectives that people put in front of the word artist.
Without lows in life we can’t have the highs. Whenever I am not feeling good emotionally I know that a period of transformation is coming.
$150 billion dollars are spent on art and culture in the United States every year. Ponder that amount. That is one hundred and fifty thousand MILLION dollars!
Do you have thick skin? Having criticism roll off of you is something you can learn to do.
Art and brain washing is what I’m going to write about here…a type of mind control. However, I am going to talk to you about brain washing yourself to believe in yourself.
My voice is loud and colorful and alive…
What I learned from rejection was a great lesson. It can be difficult to look at yourself honestly. As an artist I pride myself on being a nonconformist which is not always a good thing.
I got slapped down and rejected by an art gallery! Ouch! It hurts. So what do I do now?
There are proper ways an artist should approach an art gallery for representation. First step is to do your research. Check out the galleries in your area.
Being a successful artist is sometimes based on who you know