The Messy Studio with Rebecca Crowell

Episode 175: Authenticity

April 25th, 2021  •  26 mins 30 secs  •  Download (36.4 MB)  •  Link with Timestamp

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The artist’s life is challenging in ways that go beyond producing strong work, as difficult as that may be. An art practice also makes huge demands of us on a personal and emotional level. Although we love what we do, all of us sometimes feel overwhelmed by these demands, which include the need for constant self-examination, brutal honesty, and being willing to push through difficulties. Yet we know that these challenges come with the territory and are the path to true personal expression. Today we will focus on the challenge and rewards of being authentic and honest with ourselves in our studio practice.