Is art relevant to us or are we relevant to art?

The John Byrne Award, Stephen Winstanley, Nothing Comes Easy,

Is art relevent to us or are we relevant to art?

Stephen Winstanley

I value my time, and I know that nothing comes easy when it comes to art. I have spent a large chunk of my life creating sculptures in a traditional way, and it has set me in good stead, I now have a piece of work that I can say I worked my ass off to get to that level. Now it is my mascot for my new way of working, and I value my time spent well and my stubbornness to strive on through the struggles. Now I work with ceramics and digital design, new territory, yet the struggle is strangely comforting:  signs it must be worth doing.

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