Its wonderful to see students new to art learn that “creating art makes you more aware” of all there is to see and to come to understand that one of the major jobs an artist does is to notice and document this amazing world so others can see it too.
Category Archives: Career Development
Written on July 25, 2010 at 4:16 am, by Helen
We are focusing on art making as a way to think and draw upon what we already know about what we need to survive and prosper as artists and as balanced human beings.
Written on July 19, 2010 at 4:58 am, by Helen
My art making is a process of visual exploration of ideas or concerns. The resulting artworks document my creative and critical thinking. After a process of editing I choose the best of the visual texts to share with the world.
Written on July 9, 2010 at 2:17 am, by Helen
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.
Written on July 4, 2010 at 4:37 pm, by Helen
My next few blog posts will be the text of an interview I gave not so long ago that outlines my thoughts on career development for contemporary artists through the lens of my personal experience.
Written on June 23, 2010 at 5:12 pm, by Helen
Written on June 18, 2010 at 1:00 am, by Helen
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.