Essay I wrote “The Artistic Thinking Process” for Think Jar Collective was featured on The Creativity Post
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Original Article Here: The Artistic Thinking Process
Mar 10, 2012
Santa Fe based artist and teacher Willy Bo Richardson shares his perspective on the creative process
A few weeks ago I was at Trader Joes when I overheard a conversation between two disgruntled adults. One of them commented that she wished she hadn’t wasted her education on art school. I was in that teetering place of jumping into the conversation with strangers, but decided instead it would be good material for a Think Jar essay.
I would easily agree that most people who get a BA in art are not narrowing in on a career path. The art student is not learning what to think, but how to think, and learning who they are. I consider these profoundly important skills that will be applied in one’s career choices and in all choices life throws at us. Continue reading »