tsas photo.jpg

Meeting Resistance:
Adaptations for Artistic Perseverance

Tara Sasiadek

bde1f6 (2).png

Explore strategies for meeting "resistance"- the many ways in which mundane life, fatigue, self-sabotage, burn-out, etc can slow down or block artists from working.  Keeping yourself working consistently in the studio, in whatever form your "studio" takes, is the heart of any art practice and career.  Session will provide both solo and collaborative tools, as well as sharing and brainstorming for individual solutions.

During this session, attendees will:

  • Talk through the many creative blocks to artistry

  • Explore strategies to persevere through difficult times

Tara Sasiadek is an artist, philosopher, and entrepreneur who lives and works in Buffalo, NY. Their current painted body of work, "The Bandaged Place," is a meditation on the healing complexities of scar tissue.  The artist has studied philosophy, painting, and human development, and received their MFA in Visual Art from the Vermont College of Fine Arts. They are a founding member and past President of non-profit Emerging Leaders in the Arts Buffalo, and served as Vice President to the Buffalo Society of Artists.
Tara co-owns a kombucha tea shop with their sister Anna Bystran in Buffalo, NY.