The Messy Studio with Rebecca Crowell

Episode 253: Dealing with Rejection

May 27th, 2023  •  36 mins 3 secs  •  Download (49.5 MB)  •  Link with Timestamp

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It’s never easy putting your work in front of others to be judged and scrutinized, but if you don’t it’s very hard to gain a wider audience or grow as an artist. Submitting work to galleries, grant panels, juried shows, and competitions tends to become a routine part of what artists do. But for every time you’re chosen for an opportunity, there are many more times when you are rejected or simply ignored. And despite the thick skins many of us develop, rejection is never easy. Today we’ll talk about coping with rejection and try to gain some perspective on its inevitability