Artist Geography <– Deep Thought Thursday

Do you identify with being an artist of your region? For example, if someone called you a “Missouri artist” or a “Georgia artist,” would that resonate? (Replace those states with your own state or province.) How important is geography to your identity as an artist? Do you embrace your location or fight it?

Deep Thought Thursday: Arts destination city

Every time I turn around, there’s another city or town wanting to rebrand itself as an arts destination. I can’t tell you how often I hear this: “Our city council is really supporting the arts and trying to get arts tourists in town.”