VIP is defined as a person of great importance or influence.  It can also be an individual who is given special privileges due to status. For artists, we seek validation and hope a VIP will acknowledge our art.  Or perhaps, that our art will reach VIP status?

Most artists that contact me hope for that special “VIP” to discover their art so all their problems and struggles will fade away.  I’ve found over the years, living in a fantasy world is just that.  If you want to succeed as an artist you must be dedicated, consistent, and live in reality.

Last Sunday was the VIP opening at the Art Museum of Los Gatos.  It was a private event for collectors, museum staff, artists, and family.  The turnout was tremendous and the conversation was interesting.

I couldn’t have ask for more…

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