When Do We Stop Being Artists?
I’ve been thinking a lot lately about the activity of creating art, probably because I’ve been working on PR for Rochester Contemporary Art Center’s 6x6 fundraising exhibit. This annual “small art” phenomenon calls for art from anyone and everyone: those well-known gallery-represented and upcoming artists, and well, everyone else. This year includes nearly 6,000 of us from around the world. Only after purchase is the artist’s name revealed. By retaining the anonymity of the a
I Thought It Was Just Me...
The title of a blog I just read struck me like that tv commercial for V-8: “Why We Have Our Best Ideas in the Shower: The Science of Creativity.” I’ve been embarrassed to admit that the shower is exactly where some of my most creative ideas are born. But why is this? The blog, written by Leo Widrich on blog.bufferapp.com points out three important events that come into play: “Alice Flaherty, renowned neuroscientist researching creativity, has an answer. ‘People vary in terms