Chicago area artist Stephen Puttrich recently posted on Facebook the following: Don't just paint beautifully, move me.
Don't just paint largely, connect me.
Don't just paint boldly, encourage me.
It's not how beautiful the artist's painting is, but how wonderfully moved the viewer is that encounters it.
It's not how confident the artist feels after painting, but how deeply connected the viewer is that remembers it.
It's not how bold the artist's painting is, but how enco