Chapter 2. Fear and Risk


Maryland, 2012

Dance with fear, don’t push it away.


Telling your story with a new body of work involves risk. The work might fail, but you will never succeed if you don’t even try. When we attempt something new, we have to let go of stability and find our own way. Imagine what it would be like to set aside your self-doubt and fears and simply create something because it would be personally rewarding.

I believe that we are all creative individuals and that we have a deep, inherent need to express ourselves and leave our mark in the world. When I embark on a personal project, I do so in hopes of making work ...

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