I just updated my Artist Statement and thought I'd share it here, too. I am a visual artist with a focus on painting. I am interested in the space between abstraction and representation. My influences include impressionist painting and the long history of landscape and floral painting that exists across styles and periods.Read More
As this year kicks off, I’m experimenting with methods to weave new habits and creative behaviours into my daily routine.
I recently announced my new project, 52 Ways to be Creative. During each week of this year, I plan to spend a few hours developing an existing creative skill, refreshing a forgotten ability, or learning something entirely new — all in the spirit of exploration, community and growth.
I'm inspired by the calm energy of kaizen, an approach that requires making small, continuous changes over time.Read More
As I change and grow, moving into work that feels more meaningful and true to my life’s purpose, my relationship to the idea of work also transforms.
When I interned as a gallery assistant at the Thomas Healy Gallery in NYC’s Chelsea neighbourhood in my early 20’s, Tom Sachs was one of the artists we represented. I sometimes think of something I once heard him say …Read More
The past eight months have been an exhilarating time for me, and I feel more connected than ever to my life’s dual purpose of sharing my creativity and helping others to tap into their own creative potential.
This comes after a period of feeling extremely stuck. Like, waist-deep in swampland stuck. Like, ‘is my life ever gonna change or should I just accept this is it?’ stuck.Read More
Sometimes I wonder if making the sensible choice is always so sensible after all.Read More
Today I talk about clearing out some old papers to find ideas scribbled down on some sticky notes. I’m happy when I realise I’m starting to put old plans into place and take steps towards realising my creative vision.Read More
Today I talk a bit about swapping out the hustle for going into training.Read More
On a walk home the other day, I ended up feeling the first signs of what I thought might be imposter syndrome. I chat about what it felt like, and how I moved into and through it.Read More