Art show opening are not intimidating
He was hailed for the technical proficiency of his performances, which set a new standard for jazz piano virtuosity.Critic Scott Yanow wrote, "Tatum's quick reflexes and boundless imagination kept his improvisations filled with fresh (and sometimes futuristic) ideas that put him way ahead of his contemporaries." Lester interviewed many of Tatum's contemporaries for the book and drew from many articles published about him. His father, Arthur Tatum, Sr., was a guitarist and an elder at Grace Presbyterian Church, where his mother, Mildred Hoskins, played piano.However, artists may be surprised to learn there are many other, not so obvious reasons, their work is selected or rejected.Picking the RIGHT juried show One of the most important things you can do, comes before any work is looked at. Kandinsky on the Spiritual Element in Art and the Three Responsibilities of Artists by Maria Popova *If you do not already subscribe to Brain Pickings, please consider signing up and/or donating to this wonderful blog.
However, I must admit, I do enjoy the extra time that not having a full rotating exhibition schedule gives me. Ahh, that is the great puzzle.” Lewis Carroll It’s not something you can turn off. If you would allow it, it would consume every waking minute of every day.
Almost 6 years ago to the day, this article came out in Ventana Magazine describing the reasons why I decided to move Sylvia White Gallery to Ventura. It has been a labor of love and an incredible honor for me. Small town vibe, beach weather, no traffic, reasonable rents, respect for the environment, architectural integrity and authentic living. “Win as if you were used to it, lose as if you enjoyed it for a change.” Ralph Waldo Emerson The level of success an artist achieves when entering juried shows, obviously relates to the quality of your work. ~Babatunde Olatunji The holidays, which are an unusually a stressful time for most people… Visual artists, who have to cram art making into an already full life, are now faced with the additional burden of dealing with traffic, crowds, guests from out of town and unnatural amounts of spending.
and was a major influence on later generations of jazz pianists.
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