What Defines an Artist?


What Makes a Person an Artist

You may have heard someone use the term "artist" to describe yourself or someone you know, but have you ever stopped to think about what an artist really can be? Although a traditional idea of an artist is someone who works with paints or clay, we may know artists in very obscure fields today

What kind of artists do you know and follow?


  • a person who practices any of the various creative arts, such as a sculptor, novelist, poet, or filmmaker.
  • a person skilled at a particular task or occupation.

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    What People Say About Creating Art

“This world is but a canvas to our imagination.”
-Henry David Thoreau
“Great artists suffer for the people.”
-Marvin Gaye
“To create one’s world in any of the arts takes courage.”
-Georgia O’Keeffe
“Every artist writes his own autobiography.”
-Havelock Ellis
“An artist cannot fail; it is a success to be one.”
-Charles Horton Cooley
“Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up.”
-Pablo Picasso

How Majority Denim Celebrates Artists

An artist is someone who expresses themselves through some form of medium. Beyond a canvas or a piece of paper, an artist can be anyone who creates! Art can be healing. It can be therapy. It can be a method of connecting different people together. Art isn't just limited to what we may have seen labeled as "art" previously in classes or by society. It changes and evolves to reach the community better.

That's why at Majority Denim, we strive to create a community of artists who create designs together. When we are artists in our unique ways, we can create even greater works together. We partner with people in our community to create styles that reflect both of our means of expression. With our gender-neutral styles, everyone can join in too! Art is inclusive and invites community. That's what we as the artists of Majority Denim strive to achieve!

In what ways are you an artist? Comment below to share!

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