Crazy Artists

Robert Genn has interesting newsletter online this week, where he asks “How Sick are you?”
The crazy artist is a common stereotype that a lot of artists have to deal with. Some artists have truly deserved the label of the “mad artist”, some of us have mad moments, and some of us are happy, well adjusted members of society.
I think I fit into the middle category, but not because I think I’m sometimes mad. I think continually accessing our creative self opens artists up to feelings that a busy office worker or laborer wouldn’t usually experience. It’s a bit like meditating all day while holding a paint brush.Continue Reading