Creating Art, for Everyone

Art can be anything. It is a painting, it is a song, it is a dance, and it is so much more. It is welcoming and expressive. Yet, many people seem to think there is a barrier to entry. “Oh, I’m not good enough”, or “I’m not talented enough” are thoughts that often come to mind. However, that may be missing the point of what art is for. Art is a medium for self-expression, creativity, and self-discovery, not made solely to be judged “good” or “bad” by others. When used well, art can even be a power that improves a person’s health, defined as physical, mental, and social well-being (Stuckey et al., 2010).
Art can help someone understand their emotions. It is a way to express their feelings that may be hard to put into words. Continue reading Creating Art, for Everyone