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October 20, 2022

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Earning It: A Conversation with John Toki

From my standpoint, the ultimate value of art is in nourishing the soul. Everything else is residual.

– John Toki –

Earning It: A Conversation with John Toki

“I visualize the process of making art as going on a long walk for miles and miles and miles and miles, and you get up over the hill–maybe the hill symbolizes the artwork–then you see the beautiful ocean and this sunset. But you have to earn it…Life as an artist is hard work. Young artists often don’t understand that it’s not until they get out on their own, making art, and starting to dig around and unearthing themselves–before they can understand their soul, their spirit, and begin to know what that means.” More in this conversation with the remarkable sculptor, John Toki. { read more }

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Do something that nourishes your soul today. If you’d like to learn more about Toki’s work, you can visit his website. { more }

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