Tuesday, November 2, 2010

Counting down the days to a milestone birthday.

My next birthday is looming, and I'm having trouble dealing with it.  There are so many things that I feel like I SHOULD have accomplished by this age.  So...here are a list of things I want to accomplish before the next milestone.  I'm putting it out there because I a) am hoping by making a public announcement I will hold myself to it b) if any of you can make it happen...HELP!  Seriously.

1.  Solo show in a beautiful Gallery or Museum.  I create nude figurative art, so that must be a consideration.

2.  Finish a substantial body of work in one theme and style.  Exhaust the possibilities and bring my ideas to fruition.  (I feel like this is on its way...the most recent series of charcoal figures on modeling paste has really got my juices flowing, and I can already picture a dozen more, with subtle changes as they develop)

3.  Have an article published in a major Artist magazine.   So many artists have asked me "where have you been published?" and I have to say "nowhere, yet".  I have submitted articles and Artwork to several magazines, with no luck yet.  I'll keep trying!

4.  Be featured on a blog with a million followers.  OK a million is not necessary, and I have been so lucky to be featured on some beautiful blogs by incredibly supportive people and fellow artists.  But a feature on a major blog could mean a HUGE boost for my business!

5.  Open my own Art Studio - a space to create, display my work, hold figure drawing classes, and showcase my fellow Artists.

So there are a few more, but these will do nicely as birthday presents :)

5 comments:

Bridget said...

so tell us...what milestone are you reaching?

I wish you much luck & success in achieving your goals. Having goals is important...however...Life has taught me to not lose sight of the fact that it's not the destination that matters, it's the journey. Enjoy your journey.

newmexicomtngirl.com said...

You'll get there, hell it sounds like you are already almost there on most of those anyway. Just putting it out to the universe and being specific. You are doing wonderful and we all love looking at the art you've created and enjoying the anticipation of what is to come from you. I think 2011 will be the year it all breaks out for you.
peace n abundance,
CheyAnne
http://cheyannesexton.etsy.com

krystyna81 said...

ahhh....Bridget...I'm not too old to achieve all of the things on my list, not young enough to feel like I'd be doing it ahead of schedule :)

krystyna81 said...

Thank you for the kind and encouraging words, Cheyanne!

Wax Beach Artist said...

I am sure with all of your beautiful talent you will accomplish your goals. Have a wonderfully Happy Birthday! Enjoy life and live it to the fullest! Then when you look back in your old age you will know you really lived no matter if you meet your list or not.