This is the plan. This year I plan to write. Even though it’s not yet time for New Year’s resolutions, and far too late
When I said that I was going to go Norfolk Island as a student, more than one person asked why. “But you already know how to paint” they said. “But you’re a professional artist” they said.
I anticipated learning about one new thing a day. And I noted those. But when I began the list for those 7 days on the island, it was closer to five things a day. And there’s probably more yet.
Six years ago, in September 2012, I was the judge of the first Holy Name School Art Show. Judging children’s art is always problematic, so this blog, which is a transcript of my opening night speech, addresses issues of competing and being an artist, even at primary school age. It gives advice to children and their parents’, that is relevant to all artists.