Its taken way too long to get around to writing this... a few months ago I got some fan mail, its seriously a great thing. For me it comes with a brief sense of satisfaction and a lasting sense of humility. I'm really pleased that someone was moved in a positive way by my work and at the same time I feel incredibly thankful and a bit amazed that I'm able to do that kind of thing.
It just so happened that the person who crafted my first "fan mail" is a gifted wordsmith. As a visual artist I've never been happy trying to write about my work. I've heard the overused cliche a million times about how authors are never asked to draw a self portrait, so why should I have to write some kind of a bio or statement? It's still hard to disagree.
Long story short, I asked for some help in writing about my work... and I think it turned out great. If you need help connecting your seemingly disconnected thoughts and crafting them in an elegant, readable manner, please connect with my new friend Kristine Page.
Here's what she wrote:
Nate Sonnenberg is a philosopher of sorts, albeit, an unconventional one. Which I guess all philosophers are to some degree. Either way, that’s really neither here nor there. At the heart of the matter is that Sonnenberg thinks about things a lot, and not in a very traditional sense of the word...