Q + A with Lindsey Tucker

Lindsey Tucker is a landscape artist focusing on her love of nature by camping, practicing yoga, and hiking. She wishes to give each home a sense of peace and calm through her work.

Be here now.
— Lindsey Luna Tucker
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1. Your work is inspired by the nature around you. Where has been your most inspirational place and why?

The most inspirational place I've been was during a four-week long residency in Norway. I had visited Norway once before my residency there and knew I needed to go back for an extended period. I spent those weeks on an island in the arctic circle. I was with a few other artists, but I mostly spent the time alone just soaking in the landscape. It was the most inspirational for me because I was able to really immerse myself in the landscape for an extended period of time. It was unlike any other experience and is something I plan to do again in the future. In a different place this time :)


2. What is your business mantra?

\\ Be Here Now //

3. What has been working for you lately?

Following my gut, that always what works for me. I was feeling really stuck in my life, which translated to my art, so I decided to paint a small collection of donut paintings from life. It was a fun reprieve from my usual paintings and it made me miss my landscapes which then made me want to get back to them. I think it's important as artists to be in tune with ourselves. The best painting comes when we aren't forcing it and just follow what our intuition tells us. 

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4. What do you struggle with the most when it comes to your art?

The most difficult part about my art is the business side. I generally have a bit of business savvy in my blood but I'm still more comfortable making art than I am promoting my own art. I've ultimately been able to come to a place where I know and see the good that my art can bring to people in their daily lives. I let that be my motivating factor, especially when I try things business-wise that fail or fall short. And sometimes the struggle is just to keep producing even when there isn't a lot of positive feedback with sales, commissions, etc. 

5. What's next for you in 2018?

I am launching my first collection to the public for purchase later this fall! At the moment I am finalizing a theme and planning what exactly I will be painting for that collection. In some ways, this is a new way of working for me so I'm excited to see where it goes.

Learn more about Lindsey here.

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