Thursday January 08, 2015
So, you want to be an artist? Darren O'Donnell has a reality check.
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Darren O'Donnell knows what it means to do artistic work full-time. He's a playwright, performance artist and director of the Toronto-based company, Mammalian Diving Reflex -- but if you're picturing him at a typewriter by the lake, think again.
Last month, O'Donnell hosted an event called, "Being An Artist is Alright. Some Other Jobs Are Alrighter," inspired by strong reaction to his Facebook posts about the image vs. reality of being an artist. Read them below.