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What An Artist Does

  • April 20, 2017
What An Artist Does

(Image: recombinant sculpture; resequenced paintings; palimpsest series, and brand new series)   Every so often someone asks me "What do you do everyday?". I'm surprised at people's surprise at how much there is to do as an artist -- I suppose the romantic idea of just making stuff whenever 'inspired' is a myth that still persists. So I decided to document my daily art tasks. Below are just a couple weeks out of the last month or so.  I've left out all domestic and/or 'real life' stuff. I was going to excise some of the more specific art ideas from the list but thought I might...

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