As a painter, I am drawn by the human form and the beauty that surrounds us. I believe it is the artist’s role to enhance the world the viewer sees by providing a different perspective. Presented with this ideal in mind, art can help them ponder, wonder, and come away with a different point of view. Additionally, I also believe that it is our charge, as artists, to help the viewer observe the natural world around them and take notice of what they would normally overlook.
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