Dropping-In - water media 9"x12" by Serena Fenton

Following Advice

By sfenton, August 3, 2017

Last night I went to a grants funding workshop.  They pounded home one thing over and over: the artist must have a consistent body of work.

Dropping-In - water media 9"x12" by Serena Fenton

Dropping-In – water media 9″x12″

If you have work in multiple categories, even if you have very good work in multiple categories, you will not be taken seriously by a group of reviewers.

“Find your focus and hone it” was the takeaway.  I think it is often similarly stated as “you can be good at anything, but you can’t be good at everything” .  So my next step is going to be to pull all of my experiments into a portfolio of illustration. There.  I’ve said it.