I’ve got that sort of feeling at the moment that’s like when you come back from holiday and everything feels kind of flat.
Although there’s nothing on the immediate horizon, I’m reluctant to start on my own work again or start applying for anything either just yet as I need to recharge.
On Sunday, I went back to the church to meet and greet a few people that had come to see my installation, and then I had to dash off to the exhibition at The Williamson Art Gallery across the road to pack up my shoes. I haven’t even packed them up properly – I just put them all in two big plastic tubs, thinking that …one day… I will sort them all out and repack them properly.
It won’t be this week though.
This week, I had feedback about my website from a Curator.
Well….it wasn’t what I expected. I don’t think she liked it really. I was given a big list of suggestions from changing the font, layout and colour….to having something that changes monthly and includes a blog.
It kind of shocked me, because I always put a link to my site on things I’d applied for in the past, but no one had ever commented on it. No wonder I’m not getting anywhere : (
I don’t have the time (or more importantly, the technical know how!) to make these changes just yet, but I’ll certainly give it a lot of thought and look at other artists sites to get some ideas.
What really surprised though is that she did like my word press one: http://wendycwilliamsdotorg.wordpress.com/ I use this one just for myself really as a kind of diary. I don’t advertise it, have it on my business cards or anything – I thought it was too simple and a bit…amateurish…for want of a better word. How odd that this was thought more ‘expressive and energetic’ than my ‘professional’ one.
Also, what I found really surprising is that I pay for the Mr Site one that she didn’t like so much (www.wendycwilliams.co.uk ) and its a pain in the backside to make changes to, yet the wordpress one is totally free and takes 5 mins to update.
Hmmm…maybe when the renewal date is up, I will save my cash.
post script. Hmmm…reading over this post again today, I think I came across a little ungrateful for the feedback, but that couldn’t be further from the truth. I am more than happy about it! Thank you VERY much Mrs Curator : )