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, and nurture relationships. I want use all the skill, achievement, and wisdom I possess to leave myself and the world a better place and be part of a larger purpose and meaning.

I enjoy creating art that portrays the warmth and goodness of being with others. Most recently, I have been concerned with making art that raises the awareness of how to measure a better future for all, and in particular the use of social progress indicators (see socialprogress.org).  I find making art that reflects how we think about and measure the effectiveness of public policy and outcomes in our society is a challenging and worthy effort.

My process is one of synthesis. I  assemble parts from the lessons I have learned about how people and the world are built, and how they work. My favorite process is to pursue a composition, or design that, when taken as a whole, evokes a feeling, response, or tells a story that needs little, minimal, or no explanation.

In my efforts, I try to be mindful, present, and remember that everyone's perceptions are not the same. I strive for compassion in dealing with people, friends, family, and my community.

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