Janet Szulga 's comment on Lessons From the Gym: The Whale Watcher

Janet Szulga
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I suppose there is a little bit of luck in becoming a recognizable artist. However, the larger percentage would be in working hard and consistently,perhaps noticing trends, good self marketing or researching and approaching galleries which might be best suited to represent you.
One of my favourite painters is Philip Craig of Ottawa,he is very successful, but I know he works seven days a week at a studio that is away from his home and he has been doing so for 50 years now. Still, featured in a recent edition of Ottawa Citizen Style magazine, Philip states..."We've raised our kids, had big houses.I've been lucky".

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