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My First Art Show

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My First Art Show

On September 22, 2018 I threw myself an art show. By "threw myself," I literally mean I did everything myself. I'm not one to do things the traditional way (ie: approach a gallery about having a show). Nope, instead I decided to host my first show in my soon-to-be empty studio apartment. For the past year, I've been focusing on making art, something I never thought I'd do. A lot of people close to me know me as a graphic designer and not an artist. I wanted to come out to my friends, family and the world with an event...

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Creative Freedom

Creativity

Creative Freedom

Art cannot be measured in spreadsheets or yearly reviews. Its impact is emotional and not for everyone.

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I'm Still Alive

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I'm Still Alive

Last week was a whirlwind and a huge step in my personal life because Seth and I moved in together!

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Painting and Self Doubt

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Painting and Self Doubt

I've been listening to a lot of The Jealous Curator's podcast and it's nice to know that all artists feel self doubt – no matter how young, old, experienced, whatever.

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A Tourist in my Old City

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A Tourist in my Old City

A few weeks ago, I went back to San Francisco for the first time since moving home last fall.

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