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Re: Who are artists?

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Wendy Ellen Cochran (wcochra)
Tue, 6 Feb 1996 14:27:20 -0800 (PST)

I think all of us are born with the potential to become great
artists...yet only %3 of the population will ever choose that road and
become what we call "artist."

wendyellen wcochra

On Tue, 6 Feb 1996, wrapf wrote:

> It is a difficult question to answer when an artist becomes an artist. It is just a difficult to
> ask when anybody becomes anything. When does a plumber becomes a plumber? a child becomes an adult?
> or when does old age begin? A transformation of "becoming" is more than schooling, skills,
> experience, or talent. I think it also involves a mindset, attitude, passion, and sense of being
> which like describing the nature of good or bad is long on philosophy and short on objective quick
> answers. Another provocative question is not when one becomes an artist, but more fundimentally,
> "What is an artist?"
> Bill Rapf
> Souhegan HS Art department.
> Amherst, NH