Meg Biram at the Renwick Gallery in Washington DC

The last in my life-defining moment miniseries with St. John is all about art.

I have a very open-ended definition of the word art and when discussing subjects like this I like to refer to the actual definition first.

According to Merriam-Webster, art is defined as something that is created with imagination and skill and that is beautiful or that expresses important ideas or feelings; skill acquired by experience, study, or observation; the quality or state of being artful; the conscious use of skill and creative imagination especially in the production of aesthetic objects.

So, going along with the definition, I think art can be a lot of things. I think chefs are artists. Chefs create their art with food, dancers use their bodies, the artist in the image above used index cards to build sculptures, I use paint. Continue reading…