Lauren Purje

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Advice for Artists

by Lauren Purje on November 24, 2014

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I’m never ready.

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That Overwhelming Feeling

by Lauren Purje on November 10, 2014

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There’s so many things I don’t know.

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The Evolution of Imagination

by Lauren Purje on October 27, 2014

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Human imaginations evolved for some very practical reasons.

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My Art Is My Baby

by Lauren Purje on October 13, 2014

My Art Is My Baby

Sharing art can be exciting, validating, and gratifying. But it can also be a little scary.

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Creating Alone

by Lauren Purje on September 29, 2014

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Once I saw this experiment testing the effects of solitary confinement on mice.

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Are We All Unique Snowflakes?

by Lauren Purje on September 16, 2014

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The whole “we’re all snowflakes” thing always seemed a little odd to me …

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Do Comics Matter?

by Lauren Purje on September 1, 2014

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Why am I doing this … ?

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Advice to Art Students

by Lauren Purje on August 18, 2014

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Some of the most valuable lessons you learn in college aren’t from textbooks.

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Some Artist Dos and Don’ts

by Lauren Purje on August 4, 2014

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Some thoughts on what you probably should and should not do.

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An Artist’s Natural Habitat

by Lauren Purje on July 21, 2014

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I wanted to pretend I was a naturalist for the day.

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