To really answer this question, we need to go deep. Art touches the heart of what it means to be human and has been an essential aspect of almost every culture throughout the world and throughout history. It has an intimate place within our sense of identity, of our spirituality, and our desire to explore and to know.
True art arises from love and vulnerability to the beauty and challenges of life. Artists sense in our creative fire the possibility of resolving the challenges in our minds, in our hearts, in our society, with a perfect victory of love. This is a glimpse of heaven, in whatever symbolic language we choose to paint it, a world in