Loran Scruggs

Why are you an Artist? I am an artist because it makes me happy. I can not imagine myself not making things…well when I do imagine myself not creating, I am not happy. I am an artist because creating fills me with joy and elation.

Why is art important? Art stimulates my mind. It gives alternate meaning to things I see and interact with. Art is an expression of an individual, of the self. Art allows for a tangible express our emotions, such as happiness, love, sadness or grief.

Photograph by Chuck Moses ©2017