Saturday, August 3, 2019

Who is an Artist?

My business card claims, over my name, that I am an author and artist. An artist? Well, I certainly mess around with art daily in one form or another. I love art. I even love lots of my art. In my view of the world that makes me an artist. But have I ever made a penny with my art? Maybe a dollar or two.  Certainly not real money.

According to the world's view, that would make art a hobby only. So can I in good faith call myself an artist?

What do you think? Help me out, here. Am I an artist? Are you an artist? Does money have to be involved? Oh, this definition is so darn complicated!

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