1. Because visual art can be a voice for change in the world. When people are inspired by art, they dream. They believe in something bigger than themselves. Art can and does change the world every day!
2. You can use visual art to connect with the youth in ways you couldn’t without it. All you have to do is purchase some finger paint and you’ll have endless hours of fun with young and old alike.
3. Visual art inspires others to help others and can be used as an effective advertising tool for philanthropy. Art designed this way compels individuals to improve their society and to love their neighbor.
4. Creating and viewing visual art can be cathartic. Art allows us to escape the dark reality of the real world with all its flaws and evils. Getting lost in art can be a good thing and allows us to rise above our troubles. It can be an effective tool when dealing with emotional problems like depression.
5. Creating and viewing visual art makes an excellent hobby. It can be fascinating and very fun to create art and appreciate art around you. However, a new artist it can be difficult and confusing to find places that will display your work on the internet. Don’t despair though. There are online galleries and social networks that will post your artwork. A few will even give you the spotlight on their main page of their website.
As artists in this new technological age, we must not lose hope. Creative art has a value that cannot be measured monetarily and it can enrich others lives in ways no other medium can. Appreciating art is a valuable part of our society that improves our understanding of the world around us.
If you’re an artist, please keep creating, keep dreaming, and please never stop aspiring to be an artist. Whether it becomes a career for you or always remains a hobby it is an important pursuit and you are vitally important to the cultural world. Your generation needs you as the means to visually express other’s thoughts. Without that visual representation history becomes lost. Artists are also record keepers in a way. They preserve the thoughts in the minds of men and women.
Bless you no matter what faith you are. You are all beautiful human beings and works of art that cannot be duplicated or replaced by technology!