Artists are not a monolithic group. Many throughout history have courted celebrity. In the days when all art was commissioned, the more famous (or notorious) you were, the more likely it was that you could become the court painter, or get commissions for portraits.
Because of gender bias, women's innovation may not be valued at work.
As a creative person, I've had a slightly different life than my other friends, who have walked a more traditional path. I can't tell you how many times people have stared at my resume thinking, "That's interesting," or called me into a job interview just to see who I was.
Here's the thing. I've been an overachiever all my life. Always trying to be the best, always trying to do several things at once partly because I'm super crazy creative and have so many ideas and so much energy channeling through me, and partly because I'm trying to 'get somewhere.'
Fashion icon Vera Wang may be a businesswoman, but she is a creative designer by nature. And she understands that it's difficult
By Jena Pincott The best part about tapping into your artistic side isn’t necessarily the novel, sketch or upcycled, Etsy
What I have discovered is that clues abound in times of darkness. Ours is to pay attention, if we are wise, paying attention day and night.