Grab a cup of coffee or tea, and listen to a great Art is Dialogue conversation I had with artist Maggie Sutrov on creativity, storytelling, and sharing your work! She’s a painter in love with plein air, but has made a major shift and is working in more interactive and less object-centered ways.
“First of all, you talk to any five-year-old, they know they’re an artist. They know they can dance. They’ll draw you a picture right then and there. It’s in us all and it’s been in all of us since human beings first started gathering together and telling stories and first started drawing on cave walls. It goes back 30,000 years, 40,000 years that date remnants of drawings in Australia.” – Maggie Sutrov
I met Maggie on Triiibes after we both participated in an ongoing discussion on how artists can best market their work in a tight economy. We found that we both were moving away from a gallery model and gravitating towards storytelling and social media as a way to share and support an art career.
Read the transcript here!