What Are the Chances? Success in the Arts in the 21st Century – Los Angeles Review of Books I had to post this article, mostly so I know I will be able to find it again. It’s a long, dense read, but well worth it. I’m totally in the zone for this article, which IContinue reading “What Are the Chances? Success in the Arts in the 21st Century – Los Angeles Review of Books”
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Moving on to the Next Big Thing
Well, it’s all over folks…I’ve been through the wringer of grad school and have come out relatively unscathed. I, and 16 other fabulous makers/designers/artists/craftsmen/gluttons-for-punishment, graduated with our MFAs a couple of weeks ago. Just last night we wrapped up our Practicum exhibition, Mixed Messages, which, I must say, looked damn good (see images of my workContinue reading “Moving on to the Next Big Thing”
The big news: after 10 years of dreaming, scheming, creating, fretting, failing, discovering, and succeeding, I’m going to art school! This fall l will enroll as a student in the MFA in Applied Craft and Design program offered, in collaboration, by the Pacific Northwest College of Art and the Oregon College of Art and CraftContinue reading “Finally…Grad School!”
Photography: Thank God for Digital!
Some years ago my ceramics teacher at the time encouraged me to begin learning to photograph my work. This was the early 2000s, and although it doesn’t feel all that long ago, digital cameras had not yet replaced 35mm, at least in the realm of art documentation. So I drove into Portland to find theContinue reading “Photography: Thank God for Digital!”
Today is Marketing Monday, episode two. I’ve decided to stay home on Mondays, instead of commuting in to my studio, so that I can spend some QT marketing myself and my wares. This will save me about $20-25 per month in gas, however, the idea is that the big dividends come from the fruits ofContinue reading “Marketing Mondays”