Moving mostly done

This week my parents moved most of the rest of their belongings into dad’s downtown building where my wife and I have been living for more than two months now. I’m hoping this will mark the end of the mad rush of purging, remodeling and schlepping stuff for a good while so I can get back to regularly scheduled studio programming.

How many times have I said this now in the last month?

The problem is that I’m still also looking for other part-time work. I’ve been busy enough helping out the family that I haven’t had time to do much else — and the type of work involved in this has been as pleasant as most any — although I did manage to fill out a couple applications and make a few phone calls. Just as soon as I get back into my studio routine and mentality, I’ll probably be working more hours at some yet unspecified day job.

And I still need to rewire, or at least get a new cord for the kiln, and find somewhere to buy clay. At the moment I like Dakota Potters out of Sioux City.

In the midst of all of this I did get one of my works into a juried show, the first since I began trying to show my sculpture again over the course of the past two years or so. Of course, this only whets my artistic appetite.

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About pcNielsen
Paul Nielsen founded The Aesthetic Elevator late in 2005. He owns a piece of paper, located somewhere in his house (not on the wall), stating that he earned a B.F.A. from the University of Nebraska around about 2001. While there, he studied studied architecture, graphic design and ceramics, graduating with a degree in studio art. Paul presently serves as communications manager for a small non-profit doing their print design and marketing. He spends as much time sculpting in his studio as possible — which is not nearly enough. Visit his website at pcNielsen.com.

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