Austin Art Talk

Episode 39: Caitlin G McCollom - Following My Vision

August 6th, 2018  •  1 hr 14 mins  •  Download (34.5 MB)  •  Link with Timestamp

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Four years ago when she hit a low point in her life, artist Caitlin McCollom could not have imagined that today she would be a full time artist with a successful career. When you don’t have anything, you don’t have anything to lose someone once said. Then why not just create the work that fulfills your soul as opposed to what everyone else wants you to do she thought. Starting from the emptiness of nothing forces you to surrender and appreciate all of those meaningful physical and spiritual moments that you might have before taken for granted. It was a painful reset but it allowed her to start making the work she was meant to make.