We discuss: Limitations can help creativity, What podcasts podcasters listen too, Artist statements, Writers and curators writing artist statements, Art academia, Art competitions, Always research opportunities, Have goals, Sharon Louden, The overuse of the terms ‘artist’ and ‘curator’, The importance of tenacity in an art career, Teaching art online, Being a parent and an artist
Erika b Hess is a painter recognized for her use and interest in color. Her work has been exhibited nationally including Prince Street Gallery in NYC, Last Projects in Los Angles, CA, and Boston Center for the Arts in Boston, MA. In 2017, she had two solo exhibitions, “The Line Between the Past and the Present,” at Musa Collective, Allston MA and “Viewing Light,” at Newton Free Library, Newton, MA. Her work has been featured in various publications including, Poets and Artists, Fresh Paint, Charles River Journal and Post Industrial Complex, a book released by the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit. Her work was selected by John Seed to be featured in, “Fifty Memorable Artists 2015”. She has served on panels such as Cleveland Institute of Art’s, “Feminism Now: Exposing the Truth”, Boston University’s, “Creative Capital: Building Collaborative Art Space” and was a visiting juror for Dayton Visual Art Center’s 2016-2018 biennial. She created the podcast, I Like Your Work and is a co-founder of MUSA Collective, an artist-run collective in Boston. She received her MFA from Boston University.
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