Rejection

I really wish I were less of a thinking man and more of a fool not afraid of rejection. Billy Joel The business of an artist is a tough road fraught with multitudes of rejection. Artists have to have tough skin, not take it personally and keep searching for the right showcase for the work.Continue reading “Rejection”

The Good With The Bad

Here’s the good news: My “Tree of Life” quilt from Quilt National 2011 was purchased by one of the jurors, Eleanor McCain. It’s great to sell a piece and particularly exciting that the person who judged the competition picked my work to be worthy of her collection. It reminded me of time in 1984 whenContinue reading “The Good With The Bad”

What Ever You Do, Smile

“Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile, but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy.” Thich Nhat Hanh Thich Nhat Hanh This past July when President Obama turned fifty, there was a great article in the New York Times about his aging face. The bottom line is that no differentContinue reading “What Ever You Do, Smile”