The true definition of an artist has been wonderfully highlighted by Seth Godin in his book The Linchpin.
“An artist is someone who uses bravery, insight, creativity, and boldness to challenge the status quo. And an artist takes it personally.”
All my favorite artists are motivational speakers and authors namely Simon Sinek, Seth Godin, Daniel Pink, Carmine Gallo and Cal Newport.
Some wonderful insights on true artists can be found in the following blog posts: