Why Art Matters: As Told By A Physician

 “Jack, one day you’re going to thank me for dragging you to the art museum. You’re going to find a nice girl, or boy, that you’re going to fall madly in love with and you will win her over with some culture and kindness….I swear to God, I’m going to fill you with some culture, if it’s the last thing I ever do.”

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Painting To Protect: The Great Lakes

I don’t regularly attend church – yet God, a larger being, the Universe, my faith whatever that might be for you, has always been a big part of my life. I feel most connected to that part of myself when in the presence of beautiful nature (often while standing at the lakeshore) and while working in my studio. I have a busy mind – my ideas constantly buzz around distracting me, but The Lakes and painting never fails to steady me. They are a calming reminder that I’m not alone, and that there is someone/something way bigger than my 5’3” self to lean on and listen to…

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My Story.

I don’t remember my first art experience. Not because it was non-significant, but because art has been in my life from the beginning. My mom has her BFA from Michigan State University, and after graduating she started teaching K-12 art in schools. While teaching, she became pregnant with me, so I literally have been learning about art since before I can remember...

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