The Business Chat – How do you refer to yourself?

How do you refer to yourself? (crafter, artisan, artist, other) Recently I was asked to fill out a media profile for a show and this was the first question on the list. It stopped me for a minute. When people ask you what you do, how do you respond? The answer to this question has a lot to do with how long you have been making your craft and how confident you are in your work. Like many others I dabbled all my life with crafts but I would never have used the A word (artist) to describe myself. Oh …