News


Why does popular culture depict creativity as ‘chaotic’?

Sheila Chandra - Thursday, October 19, 2017

Is chaos an inevitable result of being a brilliant creator? Or just a trope that popular culture’s invented? And what impact does that have on creative people themselves?

 Read More

The artist’s emotional green room

Sheila Chandra - Monday, July 31, 2017

Your favourite artist may seem to be larger than life – a little bit ‘magic’. But all working artists know the truth. We’re just human and this is how we recharge.

 Read More

Cave-aged cheddar or Dairylea? You get the music culture you pay for…

Sheila Chandra - Monday, July 03, 2017

Why do we resent investing in artists’ long-term development and refuse to pay them properly? We’re funding a ‘throwaway’ culture… Here’s why...

 Read More

Why mentoring is essential for artists

Sheila Chandra - Monday, June 05, 2017

Nascent artists often do not recognize their capacity to be professional artists without the recognition of their peers. Who helped you at the start of your career?

 Read More


×

Recent Posts


Tags

how to save time work life time clutter artist mentoring anxiety theft proposals effortlessly tidy buy fewer clothes multiple lifetimes letting go organise concentrated creative time under-confidence hostile clutter just in case loving your audience being organized clearing in short bursts overwork creativity creative wellbeing introverts pop music creative career tortoise and hare work priorities creative career coaching artist materials hotel room workspaces slow and steady critical acclaim normality mature artists childhood tips for clearing to do list buying happiness efficient work patterns diagnosis culture warm down Sheila Chandra author stop hoarding stuff how to be naturally tidy organisation commitment sacrifice living mess free quality criteria for letting go of stuff artistry creative culture wind down professional mentors myth branding network arrogance buying wealth low maintenance clarity of thought artists being tripped up trope business interface to creative businesses : clothes motivation cleaning writing funding campaigns parent clearing clutter home life getting ready for work VIPs creative people sheila chandra coaching successful artist tidier work/home life balance loss lifetimes platform email bankruptcy visualising business organizing for creative people peer-to-peer networks subconscious mind living clutter free pop culture crowdfunding resentment display items fall of innocence clean desk great artists productivity creative ambitions social media networking creative magic control guilty purchases much better friend professional encouragement clearing as you go stay on top of email why organise too busy hoarding fine art minimalists bulk buy exhaustion work trips long-term artistic development tidiness in living spaces email overload tension funding compulsion artist smart artists mess absences missed opportunities saving time inspiration clutter low maintenance strategies inconvenience magic emotional balance great art clutter addict home care stay tidy automatically friendships mornings friends social media diary artistic chaos procrastination feel like creatiing confident in clothes streamlining routines goals grief emotional support vocation partners green room working class artists home organising ‘creativity’ business-speak clear outs vulnerability peacefulness creative commissions static spaces chaotic good friend well curated closet email creative identity tidy desk domestic life binge wardrobe brands self promotion storage staying in control cry emotional resilience emotionally secure artist business-like how to work efficiently networking hobbies housework much quicker creative organising networking effectively nascent artists too many commitments brilliant creator cupboard of shame nurturing creative work creative person disorganization options card dynamic spaces tidy clearing the void ‘stories’ about your possessions elevator pitch slim-line wardrobe appointments new year stardust symptoms of creativity lazy car stop cluttering working class culture work efficiently celebrity endorsed products hijacking creativity 2018 goals touring artist goals proposal writing double standard good art work artistic conviction spree feeling creative artist mentors collections popular culture creativity diary career strategy nurture creativity professional creative career boredom morning routines jealousy focus good creative habits temperament making decisions tidy people precious memories buying hope buying stardust imagination well organized innocence copyright nipping things in the bud clear desk buying youth creative confidence artist workspaces cleaning your desk creative spark

Archive

×