Post Exhibit Blues

I'm feeling a bit discombobulated.


I'm glad to find I'm not alone, that this is pretty normal and an issue many artists face.

The Painters Keys: Post Show Blues

 I went through this after my 2007 exhibit and decided I wasn't going to exhibit again. Then I spent a year playing/experimenting, and got so excited about what I was doing I did an exhibit again LOL!

I think another year of
playing
is coming up.

Meanwhile
I wanted white faux furry fluffy cushions, and white lace curtains, that's it.
Alas
The Universe did not deliver them immediately and I realized I will have to get them myself.


Comments

Undaunted said…
Oh my goodness, this is me! Now I know what's wrong with me! Thank you so much Jafabrit! :)
JafaBrit's Art said…
First time it happend to me undaunted I thought what the heck is the matter with me. I had a great show, everyone loved my work but I was so down. Now I realize it's like any event you spend a year gearing up for, there is going to be post blues.
Undaunted said…
I've just spent the whole week feeling paranoid about what other people think about my work! I don't understand it because I felt so positive at the summer exhibition, but then I haven't had any comments this time round :(
David Howard said…
Don't worry it's better than being disemboweled. Maybe the trick is to have a few shows, or projects happening in the same time period, so our interests are divided and not all in the same basket.
I haven't worked out what an artist is yet, and many people who are not artists, are totally bamboozled about our occupation (obsession). I think this makes it very hard to land things on the ground - it's like there is an underlying need for justification, when no justification is available or needed.
It's like post artal depression, after the delivery of the art baby.