What is your ideal workspace? Is it a studio in your home where you can work in your pajamas at 2 a.m., or a shared space with other artists? How big would it be, and what features would it have?
Mixed media artist Jane Davila is creating an artist’s haven in an old corset factory in Bridgeport, Connecticut. This is the second space she’s renovated for a group of several dozen visual artists and musicians. She joins the conversation and shares her thought process, helpful tips for figuring out how to design your best creative space, and stories about the “agonies and ecstasies” of building this huge new home for artists.
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Below are a few resources mentioned in the conversation
This Episode’s Quote
“I think of my studio as a vegetable garden, where things follow their natural course. They grow, they ripen. You have to graft. You have to water.”
-Spanish painter, Joan Miró
Jane Davila is a fiber and mixed media artist who teaches art quilting, printmaking, surface design, and art business workshops extensively across the US, online, and internationally. She has appeared numerous times on Quilting Arts TV and has written three best-selling books on the topics of art quilting and surface design. Jane works from a studio in an old corset factory in Bridgeport, Connecticut.
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