What’s that creative project you’ve been meaning to get done? Let’s make 2014 the year to make it happen.
As 2013 drew to a close, we asked you to declare your creative New Year’s resolution; we heard from more than 300 people ready to write, compose, build, dance, and perform. We’ll follow four people throughout the year:
→ Mike, composer
→ Adrienne, painter
→ Julie, comedian
→ Gabriel, musician
Send them your advice — and cheer them on!
We hope their creativity and ambition is contagious.
Recently in 2014 Creative Resolutions
Thursday, February 26, 2015
Listen to and watch the world premier of Mike Doughty's rock opera, and the culmination of his creative resolution for 2014.
Tuesday, January 06, 2015
Join Studio 360 in The Greene Space for the world premiere of a rock opera based on The Book of Revelation written and composed by singer songwriter Mike Doughty.
Wednesday, December 31, 2014
December Update: I had no idea how I'd get here, but persistence, serendipity, and the support of a lot of good people brought about results that exceeded my hopes.
Thursday, December 18, 2014
Mike Doughty’s plan was simple: adapt the Bible’s Book of Revelation into a rock opera. In one year. How did he do?
Thursday, December 04, 2014
All year, we’ve been following Gabriel Walker’s progress in his creative resolution to form a band. Now the real test is coming up: their first performance.
Monday, December 01, 2014
Jolene Oldham from Ringwood, New Jersey, resolved to "build a realistic mermaid tail out of silicone rubber and swim all the way around the island of Manhattan."
Friday, November 28, 2014
November Update: It's been surprising to discover that singing doesn't appeal to me as once it did. Playing guitar and writing songs has my undivided attention and I'm good with that.
Friday, November 14, 2014
Adrienne Ognibene responded to our call for creative New Year’s Resolutions with the goal of rediscovering her painting and drawing skills. Suddenly she’s a blacksmith?
Friday, October 03, 2014
One of our listeners made a creative resolution to make 2014 the year she returned to stand-up comedy. The verdict? There’s always 2015.
Thursday, September 25, 2014
Despite a new, demanding job, Adrienne Ognibene is sticking with her creative resolution of painting and drawing throughout 2014.
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
September Update: I finally made it to Louisville! I am living at the OPEN Gallery — an artist live/work space, gallery, and performance venue. Soooo good for my creative soul.
Friday, July 11, 2014
Composer and indie rocker Mike Doughty made a New Year’s Resolution to kickstart a long-delayed project: writing a rock opera based on the Book of Revelation. How’s it working out so ...
Monday, June 30, 2014
June Update: I’m excited to report that Jenrose Fitzgerald and I are working on mostly original material. I am feeling more confident about singing and trusting of my voice. I am cont...
Sunday, June 29, 2014
June Update: Today is my birthday. I am 54. I don’t feel like laughing. I don’t feel like making YOU laugh either. I want to make you think, deeply, but maybe not so seriously.
Tuesday, June 24, 2014
June Update: It's crazy to think that we are approaching the halfway mark of this year. I have, finally, settled on a theme... I am going to do a seasonal painting of foliage and the...
Friday, May 09, 2014
One of our listeners, Gabriel Walker, made a New Year’s resolution to kick his music career into a higher gear. His biggest step: moving from a tiny town in Kentucky to the richer mus...
Tuesday, May 06, 2014
May Update: They say laughter is the best medicine, and I'm sure it can be except when you've just had your abdomen sliced open. Waking up every morning and laying there trying to see...
Monday, April 14, 2014
April Update: I finished a cut of the text, and, I have to say, I’m surprised that I didn’t have to get rid of much. Generally, I amalgamated angels — there are maybe two dozen indivi...
Tuesday, April 01, 2014
April Update: I tried to contact my singing voice only to find it had moved, and left no forwarding address. Having tracked it down, I find it now resides in a much smaller abode....
Friday, March 21, 2014
What’s the creative project you’ve been meaning to get done? Adrienne Ognibene, from Takoma Park, Maryland, resolved to complete six paintings and twelve large-scale charcoal drawing...