About My Art

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I have a deep emotional drive to learn and create.  I strive to call on positive emotions, be engaging, nurture relationships, be part of a larger purpose and meaning, and use all the skill, achievement, and wisdom I possess to leave myself and the world a better place.

My art has many desired outcomes, and  my favorite is portraying the warmth and goodness of being with others. More recently it has been to bring about awareness of social progress indicators (see socialprogress.org) and their use in setting public policy. 

I accomplish my work by assembling parts from the lessons I have learned about the way the people and the world are built and how they work, then work towards a synthesis so that when taken as a whole a feeling and response is created that needs no explanation.

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In the synthesis, I work to be mindful and present in my efforts and remember everyone's perceptions are not the same.

I seek to be good to people, friends, family, my community, and the world.  It is essential to our well being.