Why do I paint?

This process of getting to know myself through painting is incredibly self evolving, which ultimately my goal in life. Painting helps in my awareness of myself, in my relationship with myself, and in learning to trust myself.

When I feel pain and sadness, anger or resentment, I paint. The act of movement helps to let go of the emotion. Ultimately we are responsible for creating our experience of the world. In painting, which I find an inherently enjoyable activity, it makes me slow down and I get a better sense of my relationship to the world. Painting helps me to focus on the details – to look closely and perceive the relationship of the small to the large. 

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