Note: To protect the privacy of our members, e-mail addresses have been removed from the archived messages. As a result, some links may be broken.
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