Why Am I An Artist?
by Ivan Riascos
A) To create a new way of looking at important issues in today’s culture.
B) To be happy.
C) To become an art star.
D) To be selfish.
E) To be able to sleep at night.
F) To leave artifacts for future archeologists, and sociologists to understand what life was like during my lifetime.
G) To make the 1% happy with my art.
H) To make my mother happy that I have a career.
I) A, and B.
J) C, D, and E.
K) F, G, and H.
L) All the above.
M) None of the above.
O) Does it really matter? (This option is not intended to be rebellious, facetious, or malign.)
Love this. Especially love what is in parentheses after “Does it really matter?” When people ask me why I write, I often come up with similar responses (minus the part about career – I WISH). Thanks for sharing! 🙂