WHY ARTISTS BECOME ARTISTS? – One of the most interesting aspects of art is understanding the why and the how of “becoming” an artist. There is a myth that artists are somehow born knowing that they are artists, or that some event occurs in their lives that causes them to become artists, or that artists starve to create, artists are misunderstood, artists are creative undisciplined types who could only ever be artists, etc.
I have met many artists and I have found that very few of them meet the common stereotypes. It has been suggested that all of us at one point or another produced what can arguably be called “art”. We seek image-making to be a form of communication and pleasure. to follow article click link
“Every child is an artist.
The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up..”
“To be an artist is to believe in life”
An introduction to Sunil Vilas
The last thirty-five years I have been actively involved in the development in the International contemporary art and photographic markets; Arts & Culture; Health & Well-being; Charitable & non-profit Organizations; management and trustees in public & private sectors. In each case personally oversee and founded companies, organisations and groups to help deliver successful projects from its initial primary stage to completion, with exit strategies in place for the projects to continue to provide benefits in each sector.
1980 – 1983 – Zambia, established an advertising agency working with two major clients exclusively – Standard Bank (Zambia) and Royal Swazi Airways to develop their advertising campaigns. Also working in the family business as the Managing Director Photo Art Centre & Photo Art International (Zambia Limited)
1984 – Founded & established family business based in the World’s First Garden City, UK and develop my role as the Creative Director , curator & now as a an agent for artists at ICAS – Vilas Fine Art planning International exhibitions, overview the development of International Arts, bringing together an eclectic art collection from around the world, available to viewed in our current ICAS – Vilas Fine Art exhibitions.
Letchworth Garden City Heritage Foundation – Governor & Trustee from – December 1995 – September 2013
Since 1995 – September 2013 worked on numerous projects covering arts & cultural, educational, Health & Wellbeing & charities programs and ongoing projects for long term Vision of The World’s First Garden City for the development of ARTs & CULTURE VISION..,
(IPC) Inner Peace Centre Co-Founder and Trustee 2010 – Present A not for profit educational charity based in Letchworth Garden City. The aims and objectives are for education purposes; to deliver Wellbeing programs .,
Over the last six years jointly worked with the fundraising committee to raise funds for the Garden House Hospice Letchworth totalling – £49,650.
“What an artist is trying to do for people is bring them closer to something, because of course art is about sharing: you wouldn’t be an artist if you didn’t want to share an experience, a thought”
It gives me great pleasure to introduced to you, our ICAS portfolio of gallery artists they include both established and emerging talented artists. We promote and have works in stock by renowned sculptors, artists, potters & craftsman – John W. Mills, Alan M Hunt, Katya Gridneva, David Sawyer, Jill Barthorpe, Domy Reiter-Soffer, Gordon King, Richard Bolton, David Flower, Andrew Smith, Antony Ellis, Anne Farrall Doyle, Hillary Simms, Kishore Pritam Biswas, Regina Noakes, Lisa Wendt, Helen Nottage, Jeff Childs, Dattatraya Padekar, Norik Dilanchyan, Rob Ford, Charles Newington, Lara Aldridge, Mark Clark, Promilla Luthra Shaw, Carol Ann Davies, Jane Sleator and Millie Woods Swanepoel
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