Artist Statement:

Stress at times can be a positive creative force. The pressure put on ourselves to produce transcendent work can be fruitful. The force of organizing and shaping our work puts emphasis on and focuses our attentions to improve our output.

For the past few months (seems like much longer) The Covid–19 drama has placed the accent on quite a different theme, survival. People are dying. We can catch this thing.

To slow the spread of the virus we have been ordered to stay-at-home. If we can focus past the distractions and more importantly stay healthy this home requirement gives us time to create and possibly accomplish some of the ever lingering projects on our lists or give birth to something new.

Stay safe and creative.

Robert Barry
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