Tag: career

See me at ArtExpo NYC

After a lot of thought, I’ve decided to exhibit my art at the prestigious Artexpo New York next March. This was a big decision, since attending this fairs…

All of my equipment packed up and ready to go.

getting ready for my artist in residence

Next week I’ll be heading off to Tucson, to be part of the Miraval Resort’s artist-in-residence program. The past few weeks have been a scramble, a rush of…

artist in residence

News Flash: I’ll be spending a week this summer (from July 6 – 9) being the artist-in-residence in the very swanky Miraval Resort in Tucson! My art has…

the overlap between art I love to make and art I know will sell

making what you love vs what sells

The writer Steven Pressfield, author of The Legend of Bagger Vance, recently reflected on how he developed his business model. He drew two circles on a piece of…

shut up and make art

Every once and a while I need to remind myself of something important. That the primary job of an artist is… to create art. It’s not marketing, social…

the challenge of being a creative entrepreneur

An excellent interview with a fellow artist/ketubah designer caused me to reflect on my own transition from a full-time creative director at a large corporation to being a…

Surviving as an artist in a bad economy

Sigh. Money sucks. Well, no, money is fine, just dandy in fact. It’s worrying about money that sucks. When I made the decision to become a self-employed artist,…

Accepted into Artful Home

Hey, some good news to start off the new year. My photography has been accepted into Artful Home (née The Guild). Artful Home is a high-end gallery, with…

sound of the new year flying by

It’s another new year. To borrow the wisdom of Douglas Adams: I love new years, I like the whooshing sound they make as they fly by. It has…

the beauty of science

The New York Times has a good article today on Felice Frankel, an artist who is the head of the Envisioning Science program at Harvard. She uses “cameras,…

the infrastructure of a creative life

I believe that the most creative act an artist can do is figuring out a way to give themselves the opportunity to create. It seems that the majority…