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What We Make, Makes Us

What We Make, Makes Us

This past Wednesday I began one of my favorite classes: An Intro to 2D art materials for adults. Inevitably the January class fills with people courageously tackling creative resolutions. I’ll meet retirees who haven’t touched art supplies since their childhood. Skeptical Middle Agers who got the class as a gift...

Jan 25, 2019

Moms and Art

Moms and Art

"I think you want me to get married after school, have kids and live in Cleveland forever!" I shouted at my mother during a post-adolescent fit years ago. I was 22. Flexing some of my first real independence, I told her I was going to move to Miami, FL before I...

Jan 13, 2019

Failure is Artistic

Failure is Artistic

I've been asked to speak to high school groups this past year about being a working aritst. This is the story I've shared with them: Failing out of design school. The culture loves trumpeting the value of failure. Over happy hours and in self-help seminars, we all give lipservice to the value...

Apr 30, 2018

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