How to Deal With Rejection as an Artist

Nest, detail Oil on wood panel A Boo is a Lot Louder Than a Cheer ~ Lance Armstrong Christopher Gallego February 3, 2020   7  Comments Thank you for submitting your artwork. Our jurors reviewed hundreds of submissions from all over the country. We’re sorry to inform you, however… Rejection. Sucks, doesn’t it? Anyone telling you otherwise is either lying or delusional, in my not-so-humble […]

Why Don’t We Fit in?

Art that tries to offend no one is the visual equivalent of elevator music. Art that emanates from your soul will be loved…and hated.

"How dare you not love my art."

The less time spent dwelling on a work in progress the more emotionally detached you become and the internal and external critics lose their power.

Stop Worrying

Artists are a particularly worrisome bunch. We worry about everything,”Is my work good enough, will it be seen and appreciated, am I making any progress, will lesser talents get more recognition, can I ever measure up to the great masters?”