I obviously need to spend more time doing my homework on the type of shows I book, because it is painfully obvious that organizers of events will market them one way with the reality of what the market will bear not always clear
As a “vendor” at art fairs, I often have a chance to meet a variety of people and discuss a lot of topics outside of the photos I exhibit. I have reflected back on the […]
Most of us learn over time to be prudent with our resources. We remind ourselves to avoid mistakes, to keep things tidy. As artists, its important to allow yourself a periodic respite to forget about making something and perhaps, just generate trash. Its OK to spend a day creating and at the end of it, just shred it.
The title of this post is actually a quote from C.S. Lewis, “failures are finger posts on the road to achievement”, a phrase I need to keep hammered into my skull as I continue experimenting with this idea of publicly exhibiting my work in art/craft type venues.