August 27, 2017

I get so lost in my head sometimes. Who am I really? Where is it I want to go? Am I doing it right? The questions always linger, and the negative chatter will always seep in. You are doing it wrong. Why can't you be like everyone else? Just be normal. But what is norma...

August 18, 2017

Take a look around you. What do you see? Do your surroundings bring you comfort? Peace? Stimulate your senses? Try to imagine staring at nothing but blankness. No colour, no pretty things, nothing. I can't imagine living in a world without art. My soul would be asleep.


June 19, 2017

We are currently in a crisis regarding mental health, especially among our youth. The biggest issue we have is the lack of help and resources. When I heard about the Shifting Gears - The Jacob Puddister Memorial Car Show and Drag Event, I felt compelled to do something...

May 7, 2017

Self-help books are everywhere, quick fix diets, books on how to be happy, articles on how to be a successful artist, blogs on to how actually be an artist. All of this is wonderful information, but is it too much? Are we missing the whole point? 

It is natural for us t...

April 13, 2017

Social media allows you to share only what you want others to see, creating a false persona for the most part. Facebook brought about a whole new sharing world for us, a place where we can highlight our best moments, our best smiles, our amazing life where we have it a...

April 2, 2017

When you hear the term artist, you automatically visualize the stereotype - the wanderer, flaky, unstructured hippy. The reality is however, that there are so many different types of artists, all of whom bring their personalities into the studio with them. Portrait or...

March 19, 2017

Arts Artist Artwork posed the seemingly simple question to their 1.2+ million viewers 'What qualities must an artist have?' and even though I didn't respond online, the question really stuck with me. What qualities do I depend on to stay both creative and relevant? For...

January 29, 2017

Everyone has something to say. With the rise of social media platforms everyone has something to say all the time, about everything and nothing, and it all seems to be directed and projected at you, whether you asked for it or not. I am a fan of social media to a certa...

January 21, 2017

Isn't it funny how something so simple can change your path entirely? Artists are constantly fighting that inner self and trying to both progress and perfect at the same time. The artist mind is a unique one; driven by the need of self expressionism and the powerful fo...

May 3, 2016

Ah the creative mind. A tad crazy, a little dreamy, never satisfied, and always off to the next project before the last one was properly completed. I just finished chatting with a good friend of mine, Mark Hoffe, who is a brilliant writer and filmmaker, and president o...

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