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Artist Gwenn Seemel’s bilingual blog about art, portraiture, free culture, and feminism.

Featuring artists: this category of my blog includes articles and videos which show the work of artists besides myself or which talk about other artists’ work.

Respect is not a scarce resource. / Le respect n’est pas une ressource rare.

2017 . 04 . 24 - Comments / Commentaires (3)

Gwenn Seemel painting

Even though some people weirdly insist that it is. Même si certaines personnes insistent bizarrement que c’est le cas.

Saying sorry

2017 . 04 . 22 - Comments / Commentaires (3)

Chris Devins mural reproduction of Gelila Lila Mesfin's art

When Chris Devins used Gelila Lila Mesfin’s art to make this mural and failed to credit her, it made me think about what it means to say sorry.

Why I say “fat” / Pourquoi je dis «grosse»

2017 . 04 . 17 - Comments / Commentaires (14)

Gwenn Seemel with painting

Talking about fat people is often delicate. Parler de personnes grosses est souvent délicat.

Winning a battle

2017 . 04 . 07 - Comments / Commentaires (0)

Clark Hulings Fund

We can beat discrimination, but only if we all work on it.

Patreon and supporting artists on a monthly basis / Patreon et donner aux artistes chaque mois

2017 . 04 . 06 - Comments / Commentaires (0)

Frida with bear and television

There’s a long history of communities supporting artists. Il y a une longue histoire de communautés qui soutiennent les artistes.

A good art marketer knows how to listen

2017 . 03 . 29 - Comments / Commentaires (2)

Amylee's art

In this rebooted article from Professional Artist magazine, Amylee shares her wisdom as well as her beautiful art.

A little artist secret / Un petit secret d’artiste

2017 . 03 . 27 - Comments / Commentaires (2)

Creative Capital

Why my art gets featured in the press and why I receive so many opportunities. Pourquoi la presse parle tant de mon art et pourquoi je reçois tant d’opportunités.

What I want from artists / Ce que je veux des artistes

2017 . 03 . 20 - Comments / Commentaires (13)

Gwenn Seemel Patreon art

My motivation for supporting artists is more complicated than I expected. Ma motivation pour soutenir un artiste est plus compliquée que je ne le croyais.

A special purple / Un violet particulier

2017 . 03 . 12 - Comments / Commentaires (2)

Gwenn Seemel

Each painting provides a new challenge. Chaque tableau représente un nouveau défi.

Reading books / Lire des livres

2017 . 03 . 06 - Comments / Commentaires (9)

Gwenn Seemel double portrait

It’s a kind of religion for me. C’est un peu comme une religion pour moi.

Art as propaganda

2017 . 02 . 21 - Comments / Commentaires (2)

Christi Belcourt

An art chat with Vicki Amorose, featuring the work of Christi Belcourt.

Understanding inspiration / Comprendre l’inspiration

2017 . 02 . 13 - Comments / Commentaires (0)

Gwenn Seemel and Amy Constantineau

Being imitated inspires me. Être imitée m’inspire.

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My name is Gwenn Seemel. I live on Long Beach Island in New Jersey, USA. I’m a full-time artist who blogs in French as well as in English. More...

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