Artist’s Statement ….Part Two

Woah!! This amazingly eloquent blog post by The Pale Rook sums up everything I have ever felt about my work especially since starting to sell. Please take some time to read it, especially if you are an artist or creative. I’m going to try to NOT use the word ‘sorry’. I already get told constantly to stop saying it by the husband…it’s a very hard habit to break.

The Pale Rook

The Pale Rook

So remember that thing I applied for?

My application was successful.  I was selected to take part in a project at Scotland’s Craft Town,  the wonderful West Kilbride.   I’ve been a massive fan of the Craft Town since I first found out about it a few years ago, so I’m massively chuffed to be a part of it.  The project I’m involved in takes selected craft makers based in Scotland and gives them specialist business mentoring and studio space for six months.   For the first time in over a decade I am being mentored rather than mentoring others, which has been quite a shock to the system.

The first meeting of the participants, organisers and business mentors involved an exercise where we had to think of things that limited our business or things that we were worried about and then we had to decide whether these things were Financial…

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