My Passion For Art Essay
Whether it is a piece of furniture I’m making from driftwood, a political poster or a website. Similarly to my attraction to the pond as a child, two idea’s that have interested me throughout my creative timeline are change and light. Like how life can change in six months and it’s beauty is ephemeral so is art. Capturing these moments of fleeting beauty is evident in the piece at it’s completion. That being said, the real beauty is in the creation process. Art to an artist is not about one piece of work or one way of doing something but the rhythm of growth in the name of discovery. I am a high octane transmedia creative but I want to hone my critical thinking more.
The Arts and Crafts movement was a solution born out of contempt for the Industrialist Era’s prioritizing of consumerist culture over craft. In a similar way this movement was born, I became dissatisfied with NYC’s gentrifying art scene. I engaged in it, I’ve showed my drawings at underground galleries in Brooklyn. Art felt like more of a product rather than an experiment or a way of life. I’m looking to experience what I am, what social engagement means and what art is, instead of being