So I’ve begun thinkin about a new mission statement for where I’ve been heading/where I want to go in my artwork. As I’ve been exploring performance art and marketing, listening to friends’ comments and concerns, and working at my internships and school, I want to bridge my interests together while branching outwards.
As I talked with the assistant director for “Am I Black Enough Yet?”, Armando, I reached a plateau. I want to promote my services while I explore my artwork. I want to have the time and make the time to actively work in my community by meeting people, meeting with people, enjoying my studio time, and socializing with others. For a long while, I’ve been occupied with school and work primarily, without really having the time or focus to explore myself and my art. Something that’s bugged me, is that while I’ve worked in my internships and have been to theatre performances, art exhibits, and one community meeting, I haven’t known how to take suggestions and directions from my peers and mentors and turn them into a working model for my lifestyle as an artist and designer. (more…)