Downtime

Downtime

And just like that, my second solo exhibit has come to an end. In my last entry, I was filled with both excitement and fear – and now I am filled with joy and fulfillment. However, one of the things I learned over the years, is that whenever you have sweet moments of victory after having successfully completed any sort of endeavor – be it a performance, a college degree, a project or in this case, an exhibit – you have to bask in the moment. Feel it completely. Be grateful. Breathe it all in. Get a good night’s sleep. And then let it go. Get your head out of the cloud its in and then proceed with life.  Of course it’s okay to take a vacation and rest for a while. That goes without saying. Rest is important! But, the point is to keep creating. The point is to always go back to the work of creating – no matter what. As they say, design never ends. The first weeks of July, I was at the gallery often, talking to clients and exhibit-goers about my work while making sketches for another project. The month was quite packed with shows, meetings, events and work – including a training for my new ambassadorship (to be announced later this month) and a denim jacket collaboration with the clothing brand GUESS. I loved every bit of it but, introvert that I am, all that engagement took quite a toll on me. Which is why I feel that my hibernation period has come at the perfect time. Like I said in one previous blog, I spent the first four months...