The Tao of Work

Contrary to popular belief, artists don’t go to the studio only when they’re in the right frame of mind. There are many times that I as an artist am not in the mood when starting, but I have found that in making myself work nonetheless, the mood grows, and before I know it, excitement and possibilities unfold in the course of the working. To work in isolation as most artists do, requires discipline, and by setting a regular schedule ...

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A Creative’s Manifesto

I commit to finding moments each day for silence and solitude, to make space for another voice to be heard, and to resist a culture of noise and constant stimulation.

I commit to radical acts of hospitality by welcoming the stranger both without and within. I recognize that when I make space inside my heart for the unclaimed parts of myself, I cultivate compassion and the ability to accept those places in others.

I commit to cultivating community by finding kindred spirits ...

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