Do you remember the first time you exhibited your artwork? Remember what it felt like when you delivered your precious painting/sculpture/pot? Or walked into a show to see your work amongst others? Did you feel like you were exposing yourself?
Preparing for or dealing with the anxiety of seeing your work in public is different for everyone. Some of us are nervous and want to avoid the situation all together. Whereas others are looking forward to the engaging with art patrons and fellow artists.
Perhaps your first time was in a gallery, an exhibition venue, your studio or with other artists in an art fair. We all have those memories. Please share them in the comment box.
When I prep myself before a show, [Read more…]