Art 'speaks' the heart of the artist, and touches the heart of the beholder
It keeps us striving to achieve a quality of communication that will arrive and be duplicated. It lets future generations may know what we loved and that we were thinking of them as we made our decisions and created our legacy.
Art teaches us how to think creatively.
Art shows us how to take chances.
Art encourages us to learn from our failures as well as our successes.
We have been created to create!
it keeps us grounded to our inner lives
It feeds your Soul!
It saves your sanity when you are in great need.
Art matters because it helps to keep us sane in a crazy world.
Art reflects our society and mirrors our existence.
Making art is fun for artists.
It teaches us to think creatively (outside the box) which makes us better problem solvers.
Why art matters? It heals human maladies of heart, mind, and body.
Why art matters? It was the first language and continues to be a powerful language that crosses all cultures.
Thank you for letting me contribute to your list of "Why art matters".
Back to the studio, Shelly
art matters because if you are involved in it, it does more to fight off depression than any drug or therapist.