Artistry in Action 2015- Homework for Class #2 4/1/15

PLEASE REFER TO THE MASTER HOMEWORK PAGE FOR HOMEWORK ASSIGNED IN PREVIOUS CLASSES.  LOOK BELOW FOR BOTH WEEKLY AND LONG TERM ASSIGNMENTS GIVEN THIS CLASS AS WELL AS ONGOING TEXT READINGS


Assignment #1:  Read the following 2 blog posts about Mindset   

1. Basic info about mindsets

http://astridbaumgardner.com/blog/entry/the-growth-mindset-how-arts-entrepreneurs-can-create-success.html

2. Four steps to achieve the growth mindset

http://astridbaumgardner.com/blog/entry/how-to-develop-the-growth-mindset-4-steps-for-music-entrepreneurs-to-achieve-success.html

Take a week and notice your thoughts.  Where do Fixed mindset thoughts come up?   Keep a log and bring it in for group discussion in class- Due  Wednesday, April 8


Assignment #2- Begin a logbook or journal, as is suggested in the page from “Steal like an Artist” This will not be graded. but we will have the opportunity to share from them in class from time to time.  The goal is to write in it once a day.  StealLikeAnArtist-Keep a Logbook


Assignment #3 –Make a list of tasks/skills required in your art. These can be intrinsic to the job, but also supportive. ie taking auditions for a classical musician, managing skills for a bandleader. Rate your current level of those skills 1-10. Think about how you might apply the growth mindset to improve your level. Take some notes for in-class discussion Due Monday, April  6


LONG TERM ASSIGNMENTS

Assignment #1 Write your own obituary exercise. Download and read the PDF below for this assignment. Due by email, Friday, April 24, Also bring a draft to class Monday, April 27

WRITE YOUR OWN OBITUARY EXERCISE 2015

Assignment #2: Life Goals/Life Plan.  Download and read the PDF below for this assignment. First Portion of assignment Due Weds. April 15

LifeGoalsExercise


ONGOING TEXT READINGS
“Making Your Life as an Artist” (PDF of the Class Readings pg)  Due Monday April 20

“The War of Art” at least pg 1-40 Due Monday April 13

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