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Deviant for 7 Months
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A Boyfriends Cheeky Defiance by mercenarycanary A Boyfriends Cheeky Defiance :iconmercenarycanary:mercenarycanary 11 7


2B by redeyehare 2B :iconredeyehare:redeyehare 1,758 40 flow by loish flow :iconloish:loish 1,915 21 To Swim With Kali by NapalmArsenal To Swim With Kali :iconnapalmarsenal:NapalmArsenal 184 50 Elf Commission by TamikaProud Elf Commission :icontamikaproud:TamikaProud 533 46 breakfast rose by pinestater234 breakfast rose :iconpinestater234:pinestater234 8 0 Backyard Visitor by pinestater234 Backyard Visitor :iconpinestater234:pinestater234 26 7 You belong to me by AquaSixio You belong to me :iconaquasixio:AquaSixio 22,873 811 Pony by serafleur Pony :iconserafleur:serafleur 12,490 540 Ana Kerrigan by AnaKerrigan Ana Kerrigan :iconanakerrigan:AnaKerrigan 45 12 Bad morning by MyLaLe Bad morning :iconmylale:MyLaLe 7 7 Scarlett 056 by Cosmics-3D-Angels
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Put them up! by kamagape
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I'll be Seeing You by donnaDomenitzo I'll be Seeing You :icondonnadomenitzo:donnaDomenitzo 40 12 The Familiar Red Dress (Part 3) by TrixieHobble
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Carnage by AndyFairhurst Carnage :iconandyfairhurst:AndyFairhurst 259 18 Reaching by MegSyv Reaching :iconmegsyv:MegSyv 244 21


Wow. The Deviant Art experience has not been what I expected; it has actually been better than I's been amazing. I opened this account at the perpetual (and annoying) urging of my assistant curator in the gallery I managed and then directed for several years until recently. She is about 9 years my junior and I was under the impression for many years that DA was "just a place for emo teens to share their angst-riddled scribbles" with each other. My apologies for the snap judgment; you can blame my four younger sisters for that. Our mum took away internet access from them for a year after she found them gawking at a painting made with blood...period blood. *flips table* "WHY?!!!" And I'm sure there are still plenty of cadaverous, macabre, and perhaps highly questionable material throughout the site, but there are so many stunning, touching images and concepts that have literally brought tears to my eyes today. Hey-when the art speaks to you, you listen. I personally need to feel connected in some way to the artist as well, dead or alive. Sounds curious, I'm certain, but take Van Gogh as an example--once you understand how tormented his mind was and relate to him on many different levels, over 100 years after he died. Anyway, Art History is a pointless pursuit for a degree if you're unable to connect with the artist through their creation; if it doesn't happen organically, I recommend pursuing something a little less emotionally taxing.

Anyway as I was saying, it was recently brought to my attention by the aforementioned assistant that getting a foot in the door with DA might be beneficial for my career as well as the art museum I was leaving the gallery for, AND the artists here on DA. I already have way too many pieces of fine art collected over the past decade--my room at university was so full of paintings that my flatmate demanded I rent a storage unit for it lest I desire her to light them on all on fire. MY PRECIOUS! So, no. I should not be filling my house with more art to display. But I'm still gonna, so there. I have mentally spent $100K already on prints here.
I now see what the assistant was talking about; I would be scrolling and creeping through the site 24/7 if I didn't need sleep. Or a paycheck. As it happens, I'm fond of both.

I digress. The point I was getting to is that I see endless possibilities as far as finding new and fresh talent, perhaps with just a low-key debut to display some unconventional masterpieces; creations atypical to what patrons expect to see during their visits. In my opinion, we really should have a wing with galleries for 18+ mature content with sultry erotica. NOTE: This is why I am keeping anonymous; there is a board of directors and they don't care for my idea at all. So shush. UPSIDE: As the curator, I'm losing my mind with excitement over the thought of hopefully having the opportunity to bring something fresh to the table, putting brilliantly crafted and photographed pin-ups, nudes, cosplay captures, and some truly epic manga imagery on display to foster open-mindedness and also encourage appreciation--you can appreciate it without liking it; to each his own--for artwork they don't typically consider to be art. Well...I'm excluding things made with period blood. *shivers*

ALSO: THANK YOU so, so very much for the llamas and badges. I still have yet to figure out %100 what they are for, but I did read that for me to be a "Core" member, I'd have to pay a monthly fee, so someone must have gifted it to me. I don't know who you are, but many thanks! That was very generous and I am quite pleased.

If you see that I've been to your page and/or added your pics to my favorites lists but have yet to comment or watch you, it's because I am so psyched about everything I'm seeing that i have the focus of a dodo bird on crystal meth. I want to see ALL the pretty things. I'm a "thank you card person" for everything in life, so it would drive me crazy if I didn't go back and be more thorough, taking care to study every photo that grabs me and try to appropriately articulate my appreciation and/or adoration of them. There are so many gifted people with a little twist of lime, connecting via a constant stream of creativity. Boss.

Drop me a note if you like--feel free to ask me any questions or suggest certain artists to check out or even let me know if a faux pas of sorts on my part needs addressing. I won't bite. That's only on alternating Wednesdays at 6:32pm sharp...

I will hopefully get some photos when I go to the lake this weekend...I've been playing around with a new lens.


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Chief curator (at my favorite art museum-- #dreamjob) and assistant archivist.
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SukiMisaki Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2018  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thx for watching!^^Huggle!
scorpionlover42 Featured By Owner Jun 23, 2018
Thanks for the watch!
Alembic-Lynxx Featured By Owner Jun 23, 2018  Professional Photographer
Thanks for adding me to you watch
PatchworkLynx Featured By Owner May 25, 2018   Writer
thank you for the support! :heart:
SaraQ2 Featured By Owner May 23, 2018  Hobbyist Photographer
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dholms Featured By Owner May 16, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
Hey thanks so much for all that recent attention and stuff.
Been busy procrastinating and bingeing Netflix so...
Well you get it.
Seriously though...wait, I forgot what I was talking about...

H0p3-t0-D13 Featured By Owner May 11, 2018  Hobbyist Writer
thank you for watching me. i hope i don’t disappoint.
HeavenlyArtiste Featured By Owner May 9, 2018  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank You for the Watch! :D
SleepingAyumu Featured By Owner May 6, 2018  Student General Artist
Thank you! ^^
LindaMarieAnson Featured By Owner May 6, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you so much for the watch! :iconspazhugplz:
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