Art Changes People

“The point is, art never stopped a war and never got anybody a job. That was never its function. Art cannot change events. But it can change people. It can affect people so that they are changed – because people are changed by art – enriched, ennobled, encouraged – they then act in a wayContinue reading “Art Changes People”

The Terror of Winning

“Traveler, there is no path, the path must be forged as you walk.” -Poet Antonio Machado “Awards are so unnecessary because I think we get so much out of our work just by doing it. The work is a reward in itself.” -Natalie Portman. “Awards are wonderful. I’ve been nominated many times and won manyContinue reading “The Terror of Winning”

Give the Gift of Art

Since this is the season of giving, I thought I’d give support to a few local artists, a local publisher and an author or two. After all giving a unique gift makes the season more special. And think of it this way, artists have bills to pay too. Not to mention, when you buy originalContinue reading “Give the Gift of Art”