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An Artist's Life

Robin Wethe Altman

The Festival of Arts in Laguna Beach helped me with a scholarship to Principia College. My Art professor in college was James Green who studied with the California Regionalists in the 40s. I've learned how to market my artwork. I love the freedom of diversity.

Finding my Niche

Published: May 16, 2011 12:09 Last Updated: May 19, 2011 21:15
  • Oh Happy Day

    Oh Happy Day

    watercolor by Robin Wethe Altman From the season series... This is Spring!

As a younger artist I envisoned myself in prestigious galleries, accepting awards from people "on high". I soon lost patience with that. I found that what I love most is to create exactly the kind of art that my heart desires. I've had no problem finding people who love my work and buy it, and as far as I'm concerned, that's all that matters to me. I've always had a childlike quality to what I do. I used to try to "overcome" that, but now I embrace it. I am childlike. I love to see the world through my own lens, in the way I want to see it. My worst critics in life where all in my head. They have been relpaced by a wise inner guide. Sometimes I do hear a critisism from someone else that helps me, but more often then not, I listen to what my heart tells me and its guiding me very well these days.



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