Adopting a Public Persona
Joy of Living Creatively
Dr. Eric Maisel

Episode 42 - Adopting a Public Persona

Today’s episode is part of a series called “Nine Relationship Skills for Artists.” In the series we look at relationships skills that artists can nurture so as to become more effective advocates for their creative work and more comfortable players in the art marketplace. The series focuses on the relationship issues of visual artists but the lessons are directly translatable for creative and performing artists in every discipline and for creators in any walk of life. Today’s show, the sixth in the series, is called “Adopting a Public Persona.”

The episode begins this way:

“To what extent is it wise to be your ‘real self’ in public situations? If your real nature verges toward the ironic, do you want to let that irony loose when you talk to gallery owners and collectors? If you natural way is to say very little, will saying very little serve you in interview situations or when you sit down with a curator interested in your work? Your public persona is yours to create: how would you like to construct it?”

Tune in to hear more!