Artists & Imposter Syndrome

This video explains that all artists experience imposter syndrome at some point, no matter how accomplished you are! There are many struggles that come with imposter syndrome; several solutions are explained here that can get you to shift away from toxic thinking patterns. Discussion led by Art Prof Clara Lieu and Teaching Artists Alex Rowe and Eloise Sherrid.

Video Walkthrough

  • What is imposter syndrome?
  • Alex & Eloise’s experience
  • Artist wellness playlist
  • Alex’s imposter syndrome
  • Expectations
  • Prof Lieu’s solution
  • Teachers don’t have to know everything
  • Being underprepared
  • Learning curves
  • Mental illness & art
  • Giving yourself a hard time
  • Artists always are
  • Prioritize
  • Handling imposter syndrome
  • Do something you love
  • Negative thoughts
  • Art Prof team’s imposter syndrome
  • Getting over it
  • Being perceived in different ways
  • It’s okay to show your survival job