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Dr. Jamie Kemp
Award-winning Arts Consultant and Professor of Art History. She writes about, teaches, develops programs for, curates, and makes art.
Educational Blogs & Videos
Mind Shifts for Artists Pt. 1: Your Art Doesn’t Speak for Itself
Visual art is a powerful vehicle for communication. Your creations capture your interests, passion, and creativity. They show your talent, skill, and big ideas. The visual can express emotions and sensory experiences that are impossible to translate into words!
All that being said, the mind shift I’d like you to entertain this week is that your art doesn’t really speak for itself. At least, it doesn’t speak clearly or loudly enough to make others want to invest in it through either grants or sales.
Introducing the Artists' "Mind Shift" Series
Goal Setting for Artists Part 5: Dealing with Setbacks
Even if you’ve set the perfect goal and formulated the perfect plan for how to achieve it, there are bound to be setbacks.The key to getting back on the wagon is understanding why you’ve fallen off. Then you can decide whether you need to change your mindset, adjust your goal, or just enjoy a break.
In this post, I list my top 4 strategies for getting back on track when I feel myself going off course.