Paint Drops Artist’s Quote Junot Diaz

Artist quote Junot Diaz

Artist quote Junot Diaz

Today's Paint Drop Artist Quote is by Junot Diaz, author of several works of fiction and short fiction, including The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao. This novel won the 2008 Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Award. He was born in the Dominican Republic and raised in the United States.

I won't speak for him. It's a treat to have a living artist for the quote. From the interviews I read, he seems to have a mind like quicksilver. Discover a bit about him for yourself from the interview below.

Paint drops are how-tos from artists and for artists because everything is easier when you follow the directions. Take time. Breath. Take time. Breath. It seems I'm discovering a thread in my wandering.

The whole culture is telling you to hurry, while the art tells you to take your time. Always listen to the art. -Junot Diaz

Interview in Asymptote by Henry Ace Knight.