Wednesday, April 28, 2010

success is...

...the honor of having someone choose to live with one of my paintings.

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Tuesday, April 27, 2010

is the work ready

I feel like I'm at a very difficult point in my career, I'm ready to break my dependency on my "day job" but is my work (painting) ready? Am I at a point where I could make my painting my only work if I took the chance and dedicated the time I spend at my day job towards marketing and managing my own business?

For more than two years I've worked full time in a day job and clocked as many hours--or more--in the studio. There has been growth in my work as evidenced in an increase of exhibitions and sales, as well as requests to lead workshops and teach. It's been a good journey bur the simple truth is that I'm not sure how much longer I can sustain this schedule.

I write this on my commute to work from the studio... I guess I'm not quite there, yet.

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