The Messy Studio with Rebecca Crowell

Episode 258: Making Assumptions

July 11th, 2023  •  33 mins 46 secs  •  Download (46.4 MB)  •  Link with Timestamp

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As artists we are often in uncertain territory when dealing with the world of galleries, exhibits, and other opportunities, and leaning on assumptions --what we believe you know about a situation --can help you feel more grounded or confident. But when you find out you’ve misread a situation, you may be left feeling angry or frustrated, or blame yourself for not seeing things more clearly. How can you maintain your objectivity and identify your assumptions as you navigate the ups and downs of an art career? There are no easy answers but today we will offer some perspective on this tricky issue.