Making an Artist statementI've had a challenge completing the question of what my abstract art means to me. My plan to develop this statement is in progress and I have made goals to observe patterns in my own artwork such as what I want the work to portray- whether it is an idea or a emotion aesthetics or visual form. I am also making observations based on what art I am really drawn to and inspires me as well as taking time to appreciate the roots of abstract expression and how I connect with it. What makes my art relevant with other abstraction?More Like This
One realization is that the artists which inspire me have also been inspired by other artists and personal experiences and so the ancestry does lead back to originality. One cannot forget their roots when writing about current relevancy. What is my art ancestry? What an interesting question. I would want to include my actual blood artistic ancestry (mother's entired side of the family) with my inspirational ances
Holiday Card Project 2013More Like This
It's back! With the goal of bringing a little cheer to patients in the hospital during the holiday season, the deviantART Holiday Card Project connects deviants from around the world and applies their tremendous artistic abilities in designing and creating uplifting holiday cards.
In past years, the Project has received more than 5,000 cards sent in by more than 1,000 deviants from 50 different countries/political regions. Cards were then divvied up and distributed in-person by deviantART members to local Los Angeles hospitals, with additional cards given to various hospitals in the U.S. and abroad for hospital staff members to hand out to patients.
The idea behind the Holiday Card Project is simple: do something nice for others. However, if you're looking for even more incentive, every deviant who submits a card will be given a free one-month Premium Membership to deviantA