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The Destroyer

Someone once told me that we all embody three aspects of creative activity: The Creator, The Sustainer, and The Destroyer. Ideally, these are in balance, and we move easily through the cycles as things pass away and come into existence, … Continue reading

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Tales From The Crit (Art Critique, that is)

It’s the last couple weeks of classes, and Critique Season is upon us here in the world of art school. So far I’m cruising through this one relatively unscathed, but there is still Finals Week to contend with. So far, … Continue reading

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Grand Themes, Fleeting Moments

Yesterday’s post elicited a question about the nature of my blog, what it’s about, implying “how is a personal journal about art and art making?” It’s a good question, and I’ve been thinking about the relationship between those things. Malcolm Gladwell, in his … Continue reading

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I Don’t Have That Kind Of Time

Today is a grey Monday. Full of little irritations like papercuts. I feel rushed, like my mom sometimes says, “running around with one foot nailed to the floor.” I don’t have time, I say to myself, to others, to people … Continue reading

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