All is Light, tribute to Paris painting

There are many things that art can do for the artist and the viewer. Art can make us think, remember, imagine and visualize a reality that appears different than our own. I was shaken by the attacks on Paris in particular not only because I personally know people who experienced that madness first hand but because Paris is a hub for artistic expression and attacking it felt very much to me like attacking the idea of freedom of expression. As this is basically the most important thing to me I realize even more that those who see no value in creativity were more than likely deprived of any idea of personal value. So instead of editorializing and flying off the handle about whats wrong with the world and what can be done to change this or that I would ask one thing. Make some art, you’ll feel better. It helps me. It can help you too. Peace and Love

allislight

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All is Light is just basically the painting I was working on when I was processing everything following the attacks. It is currently available @ Tresor Gallery 1000 Royal St. in the French Quarter. Contact them if you are interested in the painting as well as my other work. http://www.tresorgallery.com   (504) 309-3991

 

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I am excited to join the new site Patreon.com which is a site that enables folks to support visual and performing artists. I will have videos of current projects and many other exclusive things over there. My special incentive for folks who support me is a monthly drawing of an original painting as a grand prize with chimp shirts, prints and other items available as well. Your odds are never going to be better than they are by becoming a supporter from the get go. 5 bucks can score you your very own original artwork from me. The more people support, the bigger the painting gets! Details on the page http://www.patreon.com/kthayerart