What Art Means to Me

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What Art Means to Me Most people would probably describe art as a picture, painting, sculpture, or maybe even a form of music that expresses one’s own thoughts or feelings. I suppose that would indeed be a very accurate description. However, I believe that art is much more than that. To me, art is more of a creative way to express my deepest passions, thoughts, and emotions. Art allows me the freedom to use my wildest imagination while giving me the confidence to conquer my worst fears. Many people may not even realize how often they actually see or experience art. Art is all around us every day. For instance, it’s in the clothing we chose to wear, our hair color and style, and even our makeup. Art can also be seen in dancing, singing, drama, photography, and literature. Since I was a young child, art has always played a big role in my life. My father was in a band when he was in high school and he played lead vocals and the drums. After high school he played in churches, bars, and any other place he possibly could to pay his way through college. And today my father sings Gospel music professionally. I suppose I could even consider myself an artist, because I have been a dancer since I was 7 years old and I also sing, and love photography. Dancing has always helped me release stress and just helps me to forget all of my problems I may be experiencing at the time. Singing has always just made me feel confident, strong, and free. And photography makes me feel closer to nature and it helps me express what is really inside of me.
I believe that art is exactly what we make of it. We can choose to see nothing or we can choose to see everything. Art can open our eyes to see life in a different way; it can give us confidence, faith, strength, and hope. And maybe, if we take the time to notice it, it can even help us to recognize the beauty that lies beneath almost

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