After years of creating art as a hobby, and for my own fulfillment, I have finally decided to put my creations on display for public consumption. When I am working on one of my projects, I get into the ultimate flow state. I become so engrossed in what I am doing that hours will fly by without me even noticing. The world around me drops into the background, and the painting or drawing takes up my thoughts completely.

I see my artwork as my legacy. When I am dead and gone, my art will live on to be viewed by others, whether that be on a stranger’s wall, or just by my children’s children. For me, art is a simple form of magic; creating something that never existed in reality, prior to me putting brush to canvas or pencil to paper. As an artist, I get the joy of creating the illusion of depth and dimension on a one-dimensional surface, as if by magic.

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We love art here at Club 609. Every month we feature a new artists’ work. You won’t want to miss these! Stop on by and enjoy some delicious food, tasty drinks, and amazing artwork in the heart of downtown Joplin, Missouri. We look forward to seeing you! If you would like to view our menu, you can click here.