Art Student Worries There Isn’t Enough Pain In Their Life To Be A True Artist

“You guys don’t understand, you’ll never understand,” comments local junior Jessica Hilmar, music major and Tumblr blogger. “I never had to deal with poverty, adversity, abuse, or even feeling left out. You guys are so lucky,” she remarks, citing her parent’s stable marriage of 30 years, along with her near perfect genetics as enablers. In a recent blog post, Jessica can be read crowdsourcing ideas for emotional devastation. “I’m just trying to even the playing field, you know? As a white, upper class art student, I figure I should at least be able to garner some mild depression before my portfolio’s due.”