Wendy Jones
Fine art is the head and the heart and the hand together

The Rebellious Curator

(posted on 2 Mar 2021)

I was sorting through some of my old paperwork this morning, and came across "Artist Statement Guidelines".

There were 7 questions and these are my honest answers as of TODAY:


1. What am I doing?

Answer: Most of the time, I don't know.


2. How am I doing it? 

Answer: Experimenting and mostly play.


3. Why am I doing it?

Answer: To satisfy the need to express myself.


4. What influences me?

Answer: Mostly 19c Masters and Modern mid-20c masters.


5. How does my work relate to the art of my contemporaries?

Answer: I don't really relate to my contemporaries. 


6. What do I want people to understand about my work?

Answer: Nothing. I want them to find something in it for themselves.


7. What do I want to share with people?

Answer: I want people to think.


What would YOUR answers be today?