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Evaluating my artist year

I spend many of my days working on discrete activities. Carve this layer, print the next color, build a frame… Like most things in life, I find it difficult to assess on any given day whether I am going in the right direction or not. I am always struck at the similarities between being an artist and gambling. On a few golden days, an acceptance arrives in my email, or a new collector takes a linocut home. But the vast majority of days the activities go on without reward or comment.

Summertide Brings the Derecho and its cousin Breath of Hermes were my most challenging linocuts of the year. They were perhaps my favorites as well.

Evaluation is a way of getting an overall picture of how I am doing. For the curious, here are the things I will be evaluating this year… (more…)

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