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Time Capsule of Creativity: A Journey Through Artistic Chapters

By Sergio Gomez

Today, I want to share a personal experience that recently took me on a nostalgic trip down memory lane. As I was tidying up my studio, I stumbled upon a hidden treasure—a box of slides containing my art, neatly organized in binders. It was like stumbling upon a time capsule of my creative journey.

A Glimpse into the Past

Curiosity consumed me, and I couldn't resist the urge to revisit those early days when I was immersed in the world of art school. With sheets in hand, I held them against the light, peering into the rich hues and intricate details of those paintings from the early 90s. It was an incredible experience, like rediscovering a part of myself that had been quietly tucked away.

The Threads That Connect

As I immersed myself in these visual time capsules, something remarkable happened. I noticed that some of the artistic elements I use in my work today had their origins in those early paintings. It was a powerful realization that my creative evolution was not a disjointed series of moments but a continuous thread woven throughout the tapestry of my artistic expression.

Our Artistic Journey, a Captivating Book

Reflecting on our art careers is akin to flipping through the pages of an engrossing book—one that we are all in the process of writing through our work. Each artwork we create becomes a sentence, capturing a moment, an emotion, or an idea. Together, these sentences form paragraphs, representing the bodies of work we develop and refine over time.

Seasons of Growth

Just as a book is divided into chapters, our artistic journey unfolds in seasons. Each season represents a distinct period in our creative lives, marked by growth, experimentation, and exploration. We move from chapter to chapter, embracing new techniques, challenging our perspectives, and allowing ourselves to evolve as artists.

What Chapter Are You In?

Let me pose a question: If you were to assign a title to the chapter you find yourself in today, what would it be? Take a moment to reflect on the themes, emotions, and experiences that define your current artistic season. Embrace the uniqueness of your chapter and celebrate the progress you've made along the way.

Authors of Our Artistic Destinies

Remember, we are the authors of our artistic destinies. We hold the pen that writes our stories and the brush that brings our visions to life. Our creative community thrives on the diversity of our chapters, each contributing a unique perspective to the collective narrative.

Embracing the Journey

As we continue on this artistic journey, let's celebrate the interconnectedness of our past, present, and future. Let's honor the artistic heritage that has shaped us and draw inspiration from the chapters that have come before. And most importantly, let's support and encourage one another as we navigate the twists and turns of our creative paths.

Painting Dreams, Crafting Chapters

In conclusion, let's remember that our artistic journey is a book waiting to be written, with each stroke of the brush and each creative endeavor adding depth and richness to our narrative. Embrace the unique chapter you find yourself in today, and never forget the magic that lies within your art.


Sergio Gomez, MFA
Artist | Curator | Author | Art Biz Coach 

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