Any form of art is a form of power; it has impact, it can affect change - it can not only move us, it makes us move. - Ossie Davis
At the time of this recording & blog we are in the middle of a pandemic.
Locally and globally we are all coming to terms with the effect of this raging outbreak.
Just this week I watched in disbelief as the Dutch Prime Minister announced drastic sanctions...
‘Success is having the freedom to do that what you love and get paid for it!’
THIS SHOCKED ME
Only one in five trained artists earn a living practicing their art!
This number shocked me. I know that being an artist is not easy but why do so few artists working today manage to make a living doing what they love?
This question took me on a quest. I wanted to find out why that one person in five could live off their art...
1. DETERMINE YOUR GOAL
When you are clear about what your goal is and what you want to achieve through your social media platforms then you can get really intentional and strategic. This takes away the guessing and gives you a clear idea of why and what to post.
2. CHOOSE A PLATFORM THAT SUITS YOUR NEEDS
There are so many really fun and effective...
INTERVIEW WITH ART CURATOR, ANIKO OUWENEEL
In today’s episode we draw back the curtain and take a look at the role and work of an art curator.
Aniko Ouweneel shares her unique story of how she uniquely weaves together her expertise as a cultural historian and her vast experience as an art curator.
She has co-organized and designed more than 30 exhibitions, she has juried art shows, authored...
People will forget what you did, people will forget what you said but people will never forget how you made them feel. Maya Angelou
Is your Artist Website working for you?
Your website is the first impression many art buyers, curators, gallery owners or workshop students will have of you....long before they meet you in person.
In this busy online world it is imperative to have a website that represents the best you have to offer. If you craft your website correctly you...
'Don't make life perfect but make it interesting.'
Her collectors call her refreshing, her teachers tenacious and her student inspiring.
Dutch Master Artist, Mitzy Renooy, shares her artist story in my latest podcast.
In this episode you will hear how:
Discover Malcolm's Proven Color Mixing Secrets
After being bed-ridden for three weeks with an aggressive flu, I was ready for some colour and beauty.
I opened my laptop and scrolled through numerous Pinterest feeds and stopped in my tracks when I saw vivid impressions of views and vista's that were all too familiar.
This had to be South Africa.
It turned out that I had landed on the Social...
'In learning we will teach and in teaching we will learn.' - Phil Collins
The internet has changed everything. We are more informed about what is out there and information is readily accessible and available. On the other hand we spend so much time...
"When bankers get together for dinner, they discuss art. When artists get together for dinner, they discuss money.” Oscar Wilde
A few years ago I had the delightful experience of visiting Giverny, a quaint village 80 kilometers outside of Paris. Maybe you think,’ mmmm…. that name sounds familiar’, then it is probably because you have read up on...