Saturday, August 20, 2011

Art in Your Community: Be a doer not a waiter -- support your local art community

You probably all get these posts but, just in case, I am sending this one. It's really good! And it WILL cool off and we WILL paint together again!!! Gaye

Art in Your Community: Be a doer not a waiter -- support your local art community

by Brian Sherwin

I've noticed a common complaint among artists no matter where they live -- that being, the lack of community art programs and area opportunities for artists. I always end up asking a variant of, "What have you done to support your local art community outside of creating art?" or "Have you done anything to help get your art community off the ground?" when faced with these complaints. The responses are alarmingly similar in that the majority of artists tend to make excuses about why they have not supported their local art community OR have done nothing to establish an art community within their area if one does not exist. [...]

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