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Artists are known to lead volatile lives, some through drugs and alcohol, others through explosive relationships, others yet through recklessness – financial or otherwise. All this is because the artist, to be satisfied with his or her output, needs to feel something and express those feelings. Otherwise, even if technically brilliant and maybe even beautiful…

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ORIGINALLY WRITTEN IN MAY 2012.   I am an artist, which means that I like to create – visually, musically, or verbally… It doesn’t matter. I live my life in order to create, and I get my sense of fulfilment when I am being creative. If I am not being creative, I have a tendency…

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Why Machines Will Never Create Art

Machines can beat humans at chess, but how is that different from creating a work of art? It may be necessary to first define what a work of art is. Merriam-Webster gives the following definition: Art is the conscious use of skill and creative imagination especially in the production of aesthetic objects. The key word…

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In the beginning of November, I went on vacation. Flying into to the Huatulco airport, I first spent a week with family, which culminated in me teaching my 2.5 year old niece to paint. She’s very talented in music and art and has been painting pretty much daily. In Huatulco and the surrounding area, I…

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New Website Launch

You may have noticed this site has been under construction. That’s because it was being redesigned from scratch to make it more user friendly, more responsive on phones and tablets, better organized, and more packed with features…

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