Conversations on Creativity

This blog is intended to be a forum for women who work in the arts, to highlight and discuss: the issues, concerns, rewards and goals – the reality of being an artist.

 


Georgia O’Keeffe

Posted on June 10th, by S. Bartron-Miscione in Creative Conversation. 8 comments

 

Georgia: A Novel of Georgia O’Keeffe, was a very good book recommendation for me, and I appreciate being included in the conversation about it — thank you, Esther. I am interested in sharing thoughts about women working in the arts: how our issues are the same as other women who work, and how our personal histories are unique to the creative process.

Reading Georgia was stunning to me, because I saw so much common ground in the story of OK’s life, (as one of her friends referred to her), which was a little creepy: like the author lifted material from the blog on my website about the things that source my subject matter and the “realness” I’m looking for in the forum of realism.  On the other hand, there is probably much that all women who paint will have in common … Read More »