Trinity Brown creates and sells jewelry – often a lot of it – at the Mint tent at the Palmer Park Art Fair. At a recent Mint workshop, she shared how she sometimes has procrastinated on finishing work, adding the … Read More
If you’re searching for a creative summer job, with Mint Artists or elsewhere, get ready for job interviews. These may be nerve wracking or thought provoking, frustrating or fruitful. And they are generally one key to landing a job. … Read More
“What are you going to say about your work? Know what you’re about before you step in the booth.” – artist Linda Buck, a Mint Artists co-founder, at a Mint workshop. Linda creates hand colored clay tiles with architectural details. … Read More
“It does help if you have a Plan B… but work hard on Plan A.” – Pamela Hilliard Owens, a Detroit entrepreneur who owns three creative businesses, at a Mint workshop on goal setting.
http:// Musician Amanda Palmer learned to connect with patrons as a street performer, busking as the 8 foot tall bride. She believes that all musicians, writers, creatives need to learn to ask – for financial support, for gigs, for contracts. … Read More
“When you’re making your art work, a lot of it you’re doing for yourself.” Detroit artist Scott Hocking, on not caring what other people think of your work. He spoke at a MOCAD forum in Detroit. Learn more about Hocking’s … Read More
This message from President Barack Obama’s farewell address in Chicago was aimed at all Americans. He asks us to keep working on democracy, on listening to and respecting one another. And his message also is a call to action to … Read More