Sunflowers

Nadia Jalloh at the National Gallery in London

“The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls, ” – Pablo Picasso. From the beginning of time, man has been finding answers to the most problematic ideas. Rather than feeding into the morals of wars, and confusion, men decided to pursue the arts. “We believe that art can help the healing process, encourage self-reflection, imagination, and appreciation of beauty” quoted by Fred Slunecka. The arts allow those who feel that they don’t belong in the world, to find a place or a sense of belonging.

” A great work of art inspires people to wax poetic about anything. One look at a magnificently-painted canvas and you can almost hear women swoon or men’s heart flutter. Such is the effect of a few well-placed brush strokes and good choices of color. ” – Bob Danner

We do this by finding our “safe space.” Our safe space allows us to cleanse ourselves from being victims of marginalization, in hopes to find answers within ourselves. The way we do this is finding something that we are most passionate about and sticking to it. TO BE CONTINUED…

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