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120: SLOW DOWN THE PACE (w/ Jacob Looney)

120: SLOW DOWN THE PACE (w/ Jacob Looney)

Jacob Looney was born in Athens, Texas. He moved to Philadelphia in 2008 to study animation at the University of the Arts, but later transferred to The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts to study painting. He graduated with a B.F.A and Certificate from P.A.F.A in 2013 and went on, with a travel scholarship, to explore around parts of the UK and Scandinavia. Jacob returned to Philadelphia in 2014 and began working at several museums while continuing his art practice in West Philly. Full shownotes: In this episode, Jacob discusses: -His path after college that got him involved with museums. -The notion of really slowing down and internalizing that things you are looking at. -His Kickstarter project and what he is attempting to accomplish through it. -How the first drawings or notes that you take down might seem awkward in an empty book, but it quickly becomes natural. -The experience of putting his private drawings out into the public and how it