Episode 6: When Home Calls an Artist Back with Bethany Pile


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Realizing one's talent at an early age is something that we are not all so lucky to experience but if you are, it is a masterpiece to watch that person grow and hack away at it each day. Talent alone only gets you so far and Bethany talks about her decision to study art in Toronto, how she finds art subjective and her hesitations to teach since she doesn't want to judge someone else's work. On finishing her degree she swiftly returned back to Barbados, to a place that will always be home and somewhere she can translate the contemporary techniques she learned.

Relationships help push her to create but Bethany is skilled at keeping her private life and her art two distinct entities. Creating polarizing work without exposing too much of her own inner life, she can accept that some people love it and some would rather leave it. She aims to challenge viewers, we talk about how this provides it's own complications as ultimately one wants their art to be appreciated.

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