Your Art 490 “Accountability Partners” can help you keep on track and make sure you achieve all the career goals you have each week.
One of my students at Allan Hancock College taught me the simplest, and most powerful lesson in the world: if you just do stuff, you never get better. If you measure what you do and try to do a little better tomorrow, you can make dramatic improvements.
As young artists, we often have “Imposter Complex”. We feel unworthy. Inadequate. Finding a great teacher, like Ed Brokaw, who believes in you can change everything. Try to believe in yourself. Try to blow past all the fuss about points & grades and things that don’t matter. Clear your field of view and focus on the only thing that does matter, building the art career you want.
James B. Lansing was an audio engineering genius. And a not-so-great businessperson. He died young. Maybe your career can take a different path.
This week we scour the net for portfolio websites in our field. Let’s learn from the successes and mistakes of people pursuing career paths similar to our own.
Careers are about networking. This week we scour our own sector of the art world for key people who are relevant to our career paths.