Emotions are the Switch

Everytime I come across this quote, it feels like Jen Sincero wrote my artist statement for me, and it's just out there existing in the wild. Quote is from the book by Jen Sincero, “You are a Badass with Money.”

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The Bond Between Siblings

At the beginning of December, my friend, fellow GSU alum & high school classmate Brandon Ellis commissioned me to paint a watercolor painting for his sister for Christmas. Brandon is a musician and when I got married, I walked down the aisle to an arrangement by him, an string version of Cloudbusting by Kate Bush, as set up by my husband. You can check out his music here.

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From Target to Full-time Artist: my job history story

The faith that I can do this art thing, full-time is really based in that real life MBA course it was to open a restaurant, from scratch, with no franchise or corporate support. When I quit my job to go freelance, I went back to the pizza place and replaced that 6 year old chalkboard, that I had made many years ago with a fresh mural.

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Staying unstressed is what I call success

In my recent conversation with other artists, that underlying struggle has been the sub-theme of the week, even while everything has been going incredibly well, trying to get out the hold of anxiety, dealing with rejection (real or perceived), and the undefined fears of scarcity mindset has been critical and difficult.

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