Sunday, November 20, 2011

What was the best advice given to you as an artist? - 2

"What was the best advice given to you as an artist?"

All of the responses are taken from the 100+ interviews archived on

"What was the best advice given to you as an artist?"

Being creative takes a lot of discipline and hard work, but the hard work should also include some fun.
Lindsy Halleckson (Interview)

Economy of brush stroke. And the Golden Ratio 1.61803399 also known as the Golden Mean. Look up the Golden Ratio on Youtube.
Kevan Willington (Interview)

Don’t become a waitress.”
Beth Loraine Bowman (Interview)

I can't remember any specific words of wisdom that I ever received from anyone in particular, but I would like to give a shout out to M.C. Anderson of the former M.C. Gallery which used to be downtown back in the day. It was my first experience showing in a gallery and M.C. tolerated me hanging around and asking annoying questions about the art world which was really where I learned great deal about how things work in the world of art and commerce.
Terrance Payne (Interview)

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Shit, pretty much blew it instantly by having to become a waitress shortly after art school and thereafter, in order to finance my career. Oops.