Reveals the True Meaning of Being an Artist Reveals the True Meaning of Being an Artist

BOHEMIA, N.Y., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/, a leading online directory of art schools in Texas, explores the meaning of being an artist and the passion behind artistic individuals.


According to a June 9 th article published by CBS Miami titled, "Art For Work, Work For Art," some people may suppress their artistic abilities out of fear. They think that they won't be able to make a career out of it. In some cases, this may be true. However, for talented and passionate artists, the article says anything is possible. If an artist truly wants to make a difference or begin a career in the industry, they will do anything they can to achieve this.

Artist Hugh McLeod started out his career by scribbling cartoon art with motivational messages. Today, his artwork is found on the walls of large corporations such as Microsoft and Facebook.

"The longer you create art the more you realize why you do it and the reason you do it isn't because art matters, it's because life matters, people matter, surviving matters," McLeod says in the article. An artist produces artwork for the sake of others, and with the purpose of bringing out emotions from all sorts of perspectives.

Andrew Girard, a representative at, a directory of art schools in Texas, affirms that artists can inspire change. "Most artists pursue creative careers to express themselves and inspire change in other people," he says. "When artists let their passion guide them, they can motivate others through their work."

Girard says if aspiring art students learn to hone their skills, they could make a difference in the world. "Some students might not know how to truly master their skills," he explains. "However, by attending an art schools, they might learn to expand their creativity. Even if you're a novice, passion and appropriate training can help you create something special. You must possess the drive to follow your dreams." is a comprehensive directory of art degrees, art schools and art-related programs listed and maintained by, the leading platform for job seekers. is dedicated to assisting prospective artists, teachers, and students find schools, jobs, and programs best suited for their preferences. Whether you're looking for a new job, a new school or a new direction, the directory offers insight into top degree programs in a variety of fields, including graphic design, fashion design, interior design, game design, web design, photography and film. is an affiliate of, a similar directory featuring the best culinary schools in Texas.

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