I am currently involved in creating a personal
seal for myself, that is a design statement of
who I am, and where I am heading. It is too
easy to get confused about one’s identity and
meaning and I think great gain can come from
reflecting on this image in making. It’s like, how much I gain from looking at my favorite picture, how much inner energy I receive from
those quotes I have plastered on my door, how
strengthened I am by the architecture of my
favorite building. Can inward gain come from
an outside element? Well, I hope to find out as my shaping takes place.
Maybe this would be a good idea for President
Obama (not that he does not know who he is),
but a representation of his stalwart conviction
about the nature of his leadership and the course of this nation the next few years.
Let’s hire a National artist in residence to
chronical these days as we experience them.