Surrender to the Idea of Mediocrity

December 4, 2016

I recently watched a wonderful talk by Cheryl Strayed, author of Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail. The talk was titled “The Humble Journey to Greatness.” During the talk she discusses her struggle of trying to finish her first book that she started while pursuing her Master’s degree. At age 33, […]

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November 25, 2016

As I’ve learned from Ira Glass, the only way to close the gap between your taste and your ability is to make. You must create relentlessly. Not only does creating A LOT of work close the gap, it also increases your likelihood of creating something truly original according to Adam Grant, University of Pennsylvania professor […]

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The Rally

November 23, 2016

There is something dangerously ignorant about living in a content bubble where the only information you are exposed to exclusively supports your own ideas of the world. My heart grieves for the willful ignorance of humanity and my own arrogant smugness. How did we end up here? Never again will I assume that I understand […]

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Where do I begin?

October 8, 2016

Where do I begin? A strange question from someone who has been designing and making art for decades—yes, decades. My creative doubts don’t manifest from a lack of creative pursuits, but rather from a compulsion to make what other people like rather than focus on authentic expression. Aside from the Biomorphic Series, I have very […]

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