Misty Granade

mixed media art

thinking

Leaving a Mark

Sometimes things take a long time to germinate. This pieces are about that process. In May 2017, I was talking with my friend Divyam and we wanted to explore using…

me and georgia

Well that was a weird month

I realized sort of all at once this past month that my whole creative life wasn’t working for me anymore. I’ve been hustling for so long that I couldn’t see…

Trusting Myself as an Artist

One of my new favorite things that I get to do at Get Messy is interview our creative team. Two weeks ago I did my second interview this year with…

How to stick with your 100 Day Project

If you are an Instagram dweller like I am, you’ve probably seen The 100 Day Project hashtag. It’s an Instagram-based project started by Elle Luna @elleluna and Lindsay Jean Thomson @lindsayjeanthomson….

Weekly Recap: February 19-25, 2018

Monday, February 19 Nothing to post today. Tuesday, February 20 Thinking about those 17 people killed in the Valentine’s Day school shooting. Wednesday, February 21 Some great discussion on the…

What’s Next?

Each year during the week of Thanksgiving my husband’s family gathers at the beach. We walk in the water, play games, eat all the carbs, and watch as our children…

Weekly Recap: October 30-November 5, 2017

Monday, October 30 Seeing what kind of texture I could get out of putting rice on the gelli plate. Tuesday, October 31 Clean space!!! Wednesday, November 1 Cardelia came over…

Weekly Recap: October 23-29, 2017

This week! This week is the week I checked off a long-term, lifetime achievement bucket list item. It was an amazing week. I tried to savor every moment of it…

Working in a Series

A few weeks ago I ran a giveaway on instagram. The giveaway entry fee was for people to tell me things they’d love to learn from me. I’ll admit it…

Hanging the Pieces of My Show

Content Warning: This post deals with sexual assault. Skip it if you need to. On Monday, October 23, 2017, my mom and I rolled all 21 pieces of my show…

Art as a Career

Someone asked me the other day on Instagram how I’d made art my career. If you are looking at my Instagram feed or this blog, it certainly looks like art…

Summer Break

I’ll be taking July off to spend some time with family and to work on my show. I’ll still be posting the Weekly Recaps of the daily work I’m doing…