At the Start of it All

How did you begin as an artist? Did you know you were an artist when you started making art? Did someone encourage you to be one? It’s interesting to me to know everyone’s story.

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Animal, Mineral, Vegatable

I’ve always had a hard time fitting into boxes. Am I an abstract expressionist painter? Not quite and not consistently. Am I in the category of the Outsider artist or a self-taught artist? Not really. Neither of those titles describes art. They more or less describe an artist’s story. I’ve come to learn those are useless terms. 

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Faster, Faster

Vincent van Gogh didn’t start painting until his twenties. He produced about 900 paintings, and then he died at thirty-seven. I’d say, he was fucking prolific. In my book, that’s obsessive painting over the course of a couple of decades.

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