Meet Working Artist David Foster

Meet Working Artist David Foster

Artist David Foster has had a passion for nature photography for nearly fifty years. He focused heavily on photography during his twenties. Then life carried David through cross-country moves, marriage, kids and thirty years of employment in the non-profit sector. All the while, he maintained his interest in photography. Ten years ago, friends finally persuaded […]

Meet Working Artist Tom Waters

Meet Working Artist Tom Waters

In a world that often thinks being an artist is not a responsible thing to do, The Working Artist course gave me the ‘permission’ and the confidence to pursue being a full time artist. –Tom Waters Prior to finding The Working Artist, Vermont-based Tom Waters described himself as a frustrated graphic designer and a “Sunday painter” […]

How To Be The Greatest

How To Be The Greatest

I imagine that you’ve heard of the boxer named Mohammad Ali. When he passed away a few months ago, the whole world mourned. But Crista, you’re probably asking, what does a boxer have to do with art? A lot, actually. Because there’s a lesson here that speaks to all of us who strive for greatness […]

The Wisdom of Great Artists

The Wisdom of Great Artists

I am a lucky girl. I’ve spent my career surrounded by great artists, photographers, writers and poets. People whose names are known and works celebrated, others equally talented who remain unknown. Most artists are absolutely lovely to work with, though there have been a few who were not-so-lovely. Yet something always told me to pay […]