“She recognizes that self-publishing probably won’t make her rich or famous… But the book landed her the job, and is bringing her closer to her long-term vision of opening a “community art hotel” that connects visitors with local artists. “The more stuff you create—a blog, websites, books—the more articulate you become about your passion and purpose,” she says. “And the more articulate you become, the more people flock to your message.” – “How Writing a Book Can Score You a Job” an interview with Miranda by Dorie Clark. April 20, 2015.
“Aisling hopes the home will serve as a prototype for Miranda’s Hearth, her long-term goal of a community art hotel that comprises several eco-friendly tiny homes where everything — from the furniture to the soap — is made by members of the community.” – “Homeowners are going green with new technology” an article by Brenda Buote in the Boston Globe. March 15, 2015.
“But the speeches that seemed to strike the audience most were ones centered around personal initiatives. Miranda Aisling, the 20-year-old author of Don’t Make Art, Just Make Something, challenged the audience to abandon their perception of art as something that belongs in a museum, channel their own creativity, and make something.” – Boston Magazine’s Recap: What you missed at TEDxSomerville