Author Archives: Jim MacQuarrie

Pay the artist!

Practically every week, one well-meaning friend or another will forward me an announcement about another “art contest” and suggest I enter it. I always have to explain to them why (a) these contests are a scam, and (b) the suggestion that I enter is insulting. Continue reading

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The Artist’s Paradox

That kerfuffle a few months ago about “how to manipulate and cajole employees that you consider to be irrational children” got me thinking about a theory I’ve been refining for a while now. I call it “The Artist’s Paradox” and … Continue reading

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