- January 16, 2017
- Posted by Katy Beh
- I have chosen to keep my Journal comment-free.
Fear of rejection is one of the most common causes of an artist's block. It's one of the most universal fears, for that matter. I have applied to the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival for the last three years, and each time have not been accepted. Based on my scoring however, I have been wait listed (for the jewelry category) - 6th, 4th and again this year 4th. Contemporary Crafts at Jazz Fest is crazy competitive. Spanning seven days over two spring weekends, attendees are at times in the near hundred thousand. Their demographics are those of my ideal clients: perfect age range, disposable income, educated and cultured. In spite of Jazz Fest being a sweaty, dusty (muddy), pot smoking gumbo of...Read more