Artist: Ian Newbery from Sweden
Community: SERC, Acadia National Park
Perhaps the most significant time in history is this moment. Learning this simple lesson takes a lifetime. If we truly understand the implications of this fact, we would end wars, environmental destruction, starvation, and use our riches to forward knowledge and enlightenment.
Art is a necessity of the privileged, performed by those who find it a necessity to be privileged. It would be self-deluding to claim that I am an artist to change the world into a better place. Art is simply a necessity that occasionally communicates something important. Luckily it sometimes strikes a chord with another human being.