Being an artist is a great life. Artists spend their careers creating and using what they create to help others see the world differently, change in positive ways, and infuse their own lives with creativity, but like any other job, being an artist comes with other worries like selling your wares, purchasing insurance, and creating an awesome online presence. Sometimes, it can be easy to forget why you wanted an artist’s life in the first place.
HERE ARE 10 QUOTES TO REMIND YOU WHY CREATING ART IS WORTH ALL OF YOUR TIME AND DEDICATION:
- Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time. -Thomas Merton
- To create one’s world in any of the arts takes courage. -Georgia O’Keefe
- Painting is a nail to which I fasten my ideas. -Georges Braque
- What art offers is space–a certain breathing room for the spirit. -John Updike
- Passion is one great force that unleashes creativity because if you’re passionate about something, then you’re more willing to take risks. -Yo-Yo Ma
- Creativity takes courage. -Henri Matisse
- If you are willing to do something that might not work, you are closer to being an artist. -Seth Godin
- I don’t want life to imitate art. I want life to be art. -Ernst Fischer
- I am interested in art as a means of living life; not as a means of making a living. -Robert Henri
- The artist sees what others can only catch a glimpse of. -Leonardo Da Vinci
Pass these on to the artists in your life!