Some people you meet immediately become your “kids.”
Little Jay Fisher epitomizes the spirit of the art event- where we celebrate our inner spirits and the rights we have to be OURSELVES!
Some people you meet immediately become your mentor.
That’s what happened when I met Tracey Bell:
Some people are your heroes even before you meet them in person.
I am so excited to have Tiko Kerr participate in the celebration of heroes with heART!
I paint quickly and intuitively which I believe allows me to go to the deeper places within myself, making my paintings emotionally more authentic and engaging. If I want a painting to work, I touch upon something in my past, or something that is of importance to me, and miraculously that resonance comes across on the canvas. – Tiko Kerr
And some people inspire you by the work and personality they present to the world:
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***UPDATE! We’ve decided to auction off ALL the 40″ x 60″ interactive portraits THE NIGHT of heroes with heART: Katarina Thorsen’s Interactive Portrait Event! Proceeds from these pieces go to Vancouver Friends For Life! About 5 of my smaller portraits, like the one featured here, will also be auctioned off during the evening, with part of proceeds benefiting Intersections Media as well as my youth at-risk art therapy program!