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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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The struggle itself is enough to fill an artist’s heart.

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I’m done.

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Why I Became an Artist …

by Lauren Purje on June 9, 2014

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Sometimes I think all the things wrong with me are the reasons why I became an artist …

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An Artist’s Holiday

by Lauren Purje on May 26, 2014

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Working hard … hardly working …

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Artistic Self-reflection

by Lauren Purje on May 12, 2014

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What would your future self tell your present day self?

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Some people have a very different idea of what it means to be an artist.

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We’ve all seen them. We’ve all heard them.

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