5 Quotes for Surviving a Fulfilling Lifetime of Creativity by Marco Menendez

Marshall Ayers Artist Profiles, Beyond, Career Advice, Visual Arts

Marco Menendez for “Along The Way” a series about working artists. 1. “Never argue with stupid people, they will drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience.” –Mark Twain Let’s get this one out of the way. Discouraging individuals spend a lot of time standing still in their own toxic atmosphere when they could very well …

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Along the Way with Concept Artist Eliott Lilly

Marshall Ayers Artist Profiles, Books, Career Advice, Visual Arts

Eliott Lilly gets personal. 1. What was your first job? I’ve had a lot of first jobs over the years. When I was 13 years old I started a cleaning service in my neighborhood. That job grew into a much larger business and by the time I stopped working on it (4 years later to focus on school and my …

Oscar Magallanes, You Have to Find Your Way – Stories from the Stream

Marshall Ayers Artist Profiles, Career Advice, Visual Arts

Artzray Host, Marisa Reisel launchs our series “Stories From The Stream.” This series of short, casual videos are shot on locations around Southern California in our ’93 Sovereign Airstream where we have conversations with artists about their work. Our first interview is with Oscar Magallanes, a mid-career visual artist who shares his approach to art, how he became an artist, …

Along The Way – Barbara A. Thomason

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Along The Way Barbara A. Thomason       www.bathomason.com Barbara Thomason shares her thoughts and gives advice about pursuing a career in the arts. Written for our  Along The Way series. Barbara Thomason is an artist, educator, painter, printmaker, sculptor and public artist, Barbara’s teaching includes: UC Santa Cruz, University of Redlands, Otis College of Art and Design, Calif. Polytechnic University Pomona …