Question #1 – Describe your experience as a current artist.
Are you doing art full or part-time? How long have you been pursuing art? What got you started in art? How would you describe your purpose as an artist? 4-6 sentences at minimum
Question #2 – What was your occupation/education prior to becoming an artist?
Are you still in that occupation? What prompted you to pursue art and what did your transition (if any) look like? (your defining moment/life experience; did you wake up one day and quit an old job or did you have a plan/save for a few months then quit? how were you able to to travel during your time of finding yourself? Did you have support? 4-6 sentences at minimum
Question #3 - What was your biggest challenge/obstacle in pursuing art and how did you overcome it?
Could be internal, external, a person, faith, etc., determination; how are you maintaining working as an artist full time and maintaining your part/full time job. 4-6 sentence minimum
Question #4 - Describe your biggest milestone or project/series achieved since pursuing your art.
Why/how was this achievement so important to you? How have you applied what you learned during that process to your current work? 4-6 sentence minimum
Question #5 - How does your personal style and identity translate into your artwork?
What other forms of art do you do/participate in? How closely, if at all, does your work align with your values/personality/style? What makes your art unique? What are your values? How have you been able to translate yourself onto canvas? could be internal or external growth, opportunity, resources, etc. 4-6 sentence minimum
Question #6 – What is your favorite art technique and why?
How did you begin using it and why do you continue? Could be choice in colors, muse, subject, form of mixed media. 2-3 sentence minimum
Question #7 - How do you maintain your mental health and inspiration?
What are some ways/life hacks that have helped keep you motivated and helped you get through creative blocks? 4-6 sentence minimum
Question #8 - What is some advice or tips you would give to a fellow BGWP interested in furthering their art goals and/or owning her own business?
May be a pros and cons list, how to organize your time and priorities, importance of having a mentor, etc. 4-6 sentence minimum
Question #10 OPTIONAL - What is next for you?
You can include any upcoming shows, events, creative ventures, or goals here too