Théophile Gautier, among others, told us that the only “true” art is that which is conceived for its own sake: “L’art pour l’art” — Art for art’s sake.

But if that were true, then I could not call myself an artist. For to me, one of the greatest joys of making art is having it serve a greater purpose. And that is why many of my pieces are inspired by, are calls to action for, and are directly beneficial to, philanthropic causes that I care about.

Please click the below links to learn about some of my recent co-minglings of art with philanthropy:

Martin Luther King Jr. Tribute Project

Pencil Philanthropy: Charity Art Auctions

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