A Conversation about Love Letters

Part of the deal to exhibit my work was that I had to have a “conversation” with the public. At the time I accepted, I didn’t think too much about it because the timing was months away and I had a lot of work to do. It didn’t actually dawn on me that my nerves were going crazy until moments before the Q&A. Of course internally I was screaming, “what the heck were you thinking, Laura?!! You’re socially awkward tendencies will shine through! You will be in front of living, breathing, PEOPLE!!!” Needless to say this was my very first time ever in life to discuss my artwork IN PUBLIC. I was jittery, my feet got stuck in the microphone cord, my voice decided it wanted to revisit puberty at that moment… mostly, I was a mess. But I got through the talk, felt good about it afterward (probably because I don’t remember much of what I said), and I was even quoted (what?!)!

The point is, this exhibit has pushed me out of my comfort zone in many different ways and I am so thankful for this opportunity.

Click here to see an awkward snippet of A Conversation with the Artist: Love Letters at the Corvallis Art Center.

Art is a gateway to other cultures. -Laura Rodriguez (that’s me!)

 

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