"Freedom is important, especially today"-B.K., "True North Strong and FREE, a line straight from our anthem"- E.K., "Escape is freedom from judgmental civilians who should mind their own business - and help those /encourage them who try to get a happy lifestyle..." -A.C.R.L.W.-B, "Freedom is Honesty, Being Honest is Love"-C, "Free The Art"-W.C., "Freedom is our right. In any form, express it with art. If art was a crime Leonardo would have been doing the time"-E.B., "Sovereignty is Freedom"- Dene Warrior, "Edmonton Ward 7 candidate"-S.P., "Let's make Edmonton the City of Art and Imagination"-D, Art is Expression, Freedom is Art"-V, "Keep Fighting to Speak your Piece"-N.R., "Freedom is my right as a human being..." - C.A., "Freedom, Art and Honesty"-M.M., "If freedom is the child, then understanding is the mother and determination is the father"- R.K.A., "Art is a way to express ourselves as an artist, and its not something that others can simply take it away from us"- Kevan Lyons "Poet of Churchill Square." "Art is Freedom"- Love A.L., "自由" S.L., "Fight the power, art is freedom" - K.C., "Art is freedom"- A.A., "Freedom, art and honesty"- M.M., "Freedom is a Right" - M.O.S., "Freedom for All Canadians"- G.W. Edmonton Ward 10 candidate, "The choice is ours", "To be who we want to be"-J.U., "Freedom seems almost unachievable", "Live your life how you want to, with love in your heart" -J, "We stand together" - V, Art is Freedom - Doug Brinkman
Trouble maker, the coming storm, 2017-2019 More Circles Than Squares
The Judge and the Poet, We First Nations, Métis & Inuit, 2015
2016, Fire and Rain art project
She smiles after all that..., 2017 Not a Bystander
1924 - 2014 Maligne Lake, Jasper National Park
2000, no painting from 2001 until 2013 & 2015, 9 Afghan boys gathering firewood
Art is made for people to react. Having a position means what you are doing is needed and it is creating change. In the long term a lot of people are going to appreciate it. Woman, Alberta Legislature Art Show & Tell, 2017.
Limited Freedom to Express summer t-shirts, caps & winter toques of Alberta
When I first looked at it, it reminded me of Notre Dame Cathedral burning. It also reminds me of some of Van Gogh's paintings. If we are burning now, like Notre Dame, we will rise better and stronger.
Marg McCuaig-Boyd, former NDP Energy Minister, 2020.
2019, More Circles than Squares art project
Anarchy, River Valley Joe, 2019
When we love ourselves it is in convent upon us to love everyone around us and to do good. I pray for Canada, I pray for peace, I pray for unity and I pray for leaders with compassion with the drive to bring unity today and forever. Woman, Alberta Legislature art show & tell, 2019.
2018, Status versus Motion art project
2016 City & Provicial Governments Banned Fire & Rain art project
2017, Not a Bystander art project
Mother Earth is ready to cleanse. The natural shape is a circle, our cells are a circle, stars are a circle, the sun, the moon, the earth. The mother's womb is a circle... I don't believe we should be living in these squares. Chief No Tribe, North Saskatchewan River 2016.
2021, Misty HeART project
Humanity & Legacy
Active Citizenship, Free News Sharing & Social Artistry
On guard for thee, where is the love? 2020
On guard for thee, 2016
2016, I am a man
In a decaying society, art, if it is truthful, must also reflect decay. And unless it wants to break faith with its social function, art must show the world as changeable. And help to change it.
2016 Fire & Rain art project, Complete Art Collection
Mission statement: Truth. Beauty, Love & Freedom. I love Democracy, stand with and support our democratically elected Government, & staff, Premier Jason Kenney, MLAs, UCP caucus, the Loyal opposition Rachel Notley, NDP caucus & staff. Alberta's diversity of people and ideas, Alberta's agriculture, energy & industry job creator sectors, and labour trades. I love being an Albertan, living here on the traditional lands of First Nations... HARD YES! Together we stand. (divided we fall) Democracy Get In The Game! d.b
If it Quacks like a Magpie, it must be...
“Whoever controls the media, the images, controls the culture.” Allen Ginsberg