Why “Mainstream Creative” as my (old) business name?
For several years, my business was called Mainstream Creative. This year, 2020, I renamed my business Versatile Artwork, which more suitably reflects my offerings as an artist and instructor. I develop my art through a variety of art forms and teach a variety of classes. Since the Corona pandemic, I haven’t taught as much and have shifted my focus on creating more art. Lately, classes are picking up though and I’m so glad.
I love making the creative process accessible to people from all walks of life. Art making provides a diversion from our day to day routines and can relieve stress, especially during challenging times. It can also allow for self reflection and awareness. I have been told that my artistic talent is extensive and unique, far from mainstream or common. And to that I say, thanks but my business is not just about my art. It’s also about providing creative workshops and classes to people from diverse backgrounds. Students of all ages and all skill levels. Although I have primarily taught classic drawing methods, as drawing is fundamental, I also offer various painting and collage workshops. I always adjust my class offerings to the group that I’m serving. As more people participate in the art making process, they become more appreciative of what it takes to create a finished piece of artwork. Creative awareness becomes mainstream… in a very unique way!