When I first read this quote it struck me as rather negative. I guess it was the words often and painful that bothered me. For me not all endings are painful. Of course, some endings are painful but not that often, at least for me. I can almost always find the bright side, embrace the change and move on.
As a self-taught artist, I have developed a practice of experimenting with my own ideas, which seem boundless. Curiosity and research continually drive me daily. For over 20 years I have taken an explorative approach towards art making. My optimistic approach to life is represented in my art as I find beauty in even the most difficult circumstances. This beautiful, imperfect life I live is meant to be shared through my creativity, resourcefulness and curiosity. I hope to influence my audience with joy.