Vulnerability

I’m planning my last session with art students tomorrow and I’m thinking to myself, what is the most important thing that I would want to be sharing with them right now? What will have the most impact on their lives and creative careers from this moment forward? I came up with a few words…
koru hand painted rock
Being vulnerable. Taking risks. Putting yourself out there. Risking all, even if you do not match up to people’s expectations. And know this is ok. The courage to be imperfect and that there is creativity and beauty in imperfection. Failure = Success. Believe, even when believing is not possible. Believe, even when there is no proof. Create everyday. Commit to your passions everyday.
And the most important thing, be kind to yourself and know that you are enough.
Arohanui,
Jo x

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