Is competition bad for art?

I have to agree by putting yourself out there it pushes you to think and look beyond your comfort zone. Yes it is subjective – but because all my recent work tries to have a conceptual element to it I am able to speak to those subjectivists – and it challenges me to be able to stay on the play ground and not have sand thrown in my face. So I go for it – it is my voice.

Freedom – the no hands approach to making art

Remember when you could ride your bike and it was your vehicle to freedom, your means to get away and journey to places that only you, well you thought only you, knew about? Remember the joy and the fear of starting at the top of a hill, and gliding down going faster than you could

Kandinsky and Rhythm

The mind is conceptual, it is a consciousness which integrates with philosophical values, like ethics, and freedom and choice. To inject rhythm into his work, like a musical score was to inject as Kandinsky stated his inner world and the conceptual conscious choice to integrate it with reality and to integrate it with his own happiness.

How to Be an Artist, According to Wassily Kandinsky

At the time that Kandinsky painted, his ideas created change in how one thinks about art. His works and ideas were revolutionary. But now because his thoughts have become common place, and abstract works are indeed “non-representational” and indeed do not represent even simple forms

Tightrope

I have learned how to help others visually read the imaginaries, the concepts that float around in that abstract visual space.

Does Art Matter Any More?

The foundations I have and that I work with when I create a work of art are always challenging me. For example the notion of all art being subjective – as an expressionist I used to live an die by that notion, but lately I have noticed that the foundations that I was taught many years ago don’t work for me anymore.

10x10 acrylic on paper

Creative Muse-ings

10x10 acrylic on paper

What is is that drives a creative person? Why is it I don’t stop, imagining, making, creating no matter what? This blog will be about what drives me as an artist to create, why I can’t stop and what I produce in my creative times.

Blog Statement

This blog is intended to be inspirational, it is also intended to make one think about art in the 21st century and to point out how we know and understand art is changing. Hopefully it will stimulate current thinking about the arts, and at the same time be inspirational. In social forums where it appears