Artists, like most other people, have experiences that can transform their work of art in unexpected and sometimes humbling ways. Creating beauty and balance from the chaos of life and infusing art with passion.
Check out these Ted Talks for beauty, to be moved, and a whole lot of inspiration. You may also want to bring a tissue… excuse me, I have something in my eye.
Alyssa Monks: How loss helped one artist find beauty in imperfection
Painter Alyssa Monks shares a moving and inspiring story – her own. In a sincere and open talk she details an intimate experience in her life and the ways that influenced her and her art.
Zaria Foreman: Drawings that show the beauty and fragility of Earth
Painter Zaria Forman’s creates large-scale paintings of something she is deeply passionate about. She travels the world (sometimes in the steps of her Mother) being a witness to our changing world. Listen as she describes the meditative state she experiences through the process of creating these important works.
Dustin Yellin: A journey through the mind of an artist
Dustin Yellin started his artistic journey at the age of 8. Creating unbelievable intense and boxes where his art strives to challenge our brains to comprehend the meaning behind and within his abstract and inventive creations.
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