Every time a comment is posted on one of my YouTube videos, I receive an email notification in my inbox. Imagine how I felt when I opened up my email one recent morning, and found that two complete strangers had said my Abstract Painting Blindfolded Video was: “VERY UGLY” and “its ugly AF”. Hurt.
The other day, while standing in the check out line at a local health food store, I overhead an exchange between two people about one of the posters hanging on the community billboard: “Oh look!” Said one to the other: “Another yoga workshop! How unusual! Just what we need!” They both laughed and shook their heads in joyous disapproval.
Last night I couldn’t sleep. I tossed and turned many times. My mind ran unbridled with thoughts about the day ahead. It reminded me of the night before my first art show in Calgary, Alberta in 2008. At the time, I had been painting daily for less than 6 months, and I had collected a few paintings I did not know what to do with
This blog was created to share my belief that the art making process can be a vehicle for empowerment.
I am living proof.