The Shy Artist, a.k.a. Loretta Alvarado is the author of books to help artists and crafters sell more of their art.
And, it all started with a toilet...
When I owned the How Original! Art Gallery, I curated many art competitions. The one which received the most publicity was called, In the Toilet, An Exhibit of Art Meets Function. The publicity included several television news interviews and one was even a live broadcast.
It was at this live broadcast that the first place winning toilet artist froze. She was so nervous and terrified of speaking in front of the camera that she wanted to run. However, she recognized the opportunity and she managed to pull it off. Colleen did very well and was the inspiration for The Shy Artist.
I recognized that many artists suffer from the same malady, fear of talking to the public. In the pages of these books you will find tips and techniques to help you overcome this fear. It is my hope that you have as much fun dealing with the public as you do creating your art.