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The Cultural Way of Being

by Geoff Hall on March 31, 2016

March  2016 – The Cultural Way of Being Five years ago, ‘The Cultural Way of Being’ was published.  http://upptacka.com/publications (All quotes are from the Kindle Edition). TCWB was at the time, a kind of manifesto of intent, moving on from (…)

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Simple Questions for artists – #4

by Geoff Hall on January 28, 2016

January 2016 –        We are following Seth Godin’s 4 simple questions for writers/artists.   Who are you? What is it for? Who is it for? Will it spread?   This month it’s our final question, ‘Will it (…)

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On Being an Artist – Marco Cazzulini Day Two

by Geoff Hall on January 20, 2012

“Botanic Gardens”, acrylic on canvas, 2010 Day Two – We are probably comfortable in our own shoes; writing, painting, sculpting or dancing! However, it seems to me that when we move from our artistic work and into that thing we (…)

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On Being an Artist – Marco Cazzulini Day One

by Geoff Hall on January 19, 2012

Our series ‘On Being an Artist’ continues today with Marco Cazzulini   Marco and I met a few years. I can’t remember where, but it must have been meaningful! we have been friends and mutual encouragers  ever since! Marco’s art catches the eye (…)

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On Being an Artist

by Geoff Hall on January 6, 2012

On Being an Artist: I’ve asked a few artists and a gallery owner to contribute to the Arts Mentoring Blog as guest bloggers over the coming weeks. After my own guestly appearance at GideonStrauss.com I thought it highlighted a good practice (…)

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Silent Auction for JAPAN – Report from Kaori Homma

by Geoff Hall on April 18, 2011

Hi, I am back from Budapest. I would like to report that the Silent auction went very well and we have raised more than 760,000HUF. The fund will go straight into Japan Red Cross. Considering the poor economy and the (…)

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