Tag Archives: art education

Your Don’t Always Know What You Got ‘Til Its Gone so don’t let the Wisconsin Arts Board go!

It will be easier to save the Wisconsin Arts Boards than get it back once its has been dissolved, so lets advocate to save the agency now so we have something to rebuild when our economy improves. Lets not regret in the future what we can work to save today. Continue reading

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Knots, Braids, and Twinings: An Artist Explores Social Media

I spent a rousing evening with the Arts Matters folks discussing the difference between using social media for ‘marketing’ your art and using it to build creative community (I’m an advocate for the latter). Continue reading

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Still Thinking About Career Development For Artists

You might think its talent or education that is required to make art, and while both are foundational repeatedly you will hear artists talking about acquiring three things, 1) adequate time, 2) adequate space, and 3) adequate money. Continue reading

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I always wanted to be an artist…

I am one of those people who has always identified as an artist. I became one of the kids in my school known as an artist and I loved that attention. Continue reading

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Hello Brave Souls!

Careful looking inspires me. Painting has given me permission to spend a long time looking carefully at how a flower or leaf is constructed. The same is true when I decide to consider a social or cultural issue. Continue reading

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