Art Is Petaluma: Breakfast Panel Discussion

This morning I got to moderate a panel discussion with half a dozen of my favorite artists–Keith LoBueThomas Mann, Michael deMengAlbie Smith, Leighanna Light, and Thomas Ashman.  The topic I gave them was their other passion–what other abiding interest feeds the work they do? I used my stitching as an example: the handwork and altered clothing is something that supports the writing I do as My Real Work–when I do handstitching, my brain relaxes and gets ideas.

Someone in the audience asked how the artists deal with that dreaded internal critic, and here’s what they had to say:

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One Response to Art Is Petaluma: Breakfast Panel Discussion

  1. Seth says:

    Seeing self-criticism as coaching…brilliant!

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