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"When the artist is 'there' the image s/he has discovered appears".

Mihaly Csikzentmihalyi (1996)

Frequently Asked Questions & PDF's

It's not what you see, it's what you're looking for that matters most.

"When listening at the canvas, I only ask of myself to take the space-time to dwell with the work in its such-ness, making every part of the process a trance inducing play, rather than racing to a foregone conclusion that I hold somewhere in my head." James e. Woody 1999

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1. Woody's Biography (PDF)

2. What is a "Woody Painting" as Transpersonal Art? (Definition - PDF)

3. Who are some of the current owners of Woody Paintings? (Art Champions - PDF)

4. How is Art Valued? (PDF)

Art's effects can be correlated in the brain with our empathetic connection and perception of a work of art.

5. The Neuroscience of Art: What are the Sources of Creativity and Innovation?(PDF)

Design Psychology (n): the practice of architecture, planning and interior design in which psychology is the principal design tool.

6. A Design Psychology Perpective (PDF)

7. What is Design Psychology? (PDF)

8. What is Art Therapy? (Overview-PDF)

Art has become a rising investment opportunity for investors worldwide.

9. Six Characteristics of NextGen Art Collectors (PDF)

10. Welcome to the Age of the Art Industry (PDF)

11. Art as an Alternative Investment Asset (PDF)

Woody's paintings as investment can be considered a new form of asset class.

"Woody's paintings are compositions communicating a message to you, the viewer. That is the cognitive value of the arts."

Bryant GoldsteinJournalist

FAQ's

01. How much does a Woody cost?

Woody paintings are priced according to the age and size of the work. Paintings are also gifted through pledges to the Be Sensitive Art Gifting Project.

02. How can you get a woody?

Although Woody painting are auctioned at select charity auctions.

Woody is available for commissioned work and select paintings are available to philanthropists for their participation in the Be Sensitive Art Gifting Project.

03. What medium does Woody work with?

Woody's paintings are created on canvas with either acrylic or oil paints and sometimes mixed media. Gifted paintings are created on acid free gallery quality paper.

04. How is a Woody Painting authenticated?

In addition to a signed certificate of authenticity, effective January 2019, all signed paintings include the artist thumb print.

05. What size are these Woody Paintings?

Most paintings seen online are canvas sized at 50X50 inches. Gifted paintings are matted on acid free quality paper and framed at 16X20 inches. Commissioned works are customized, sized on request.

"A wide range of artistic expressions are utilized in my paintings to express my inner worlds as interpretations of the time & shapes of our lives."

James e. Woody

Gallery of The Known

Woody paintings are collected by luminaries, visionaries and champions, they are a garden of colorful human emotions; an array of our collective imaginations, they are transpersonal.

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Gallery of The Less Known

By descending down into the depths of the soul, and not primarily by a painful acquisition of many manual skills, the artist attains the power of awakening other souls." Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Gallery of the Unknown

"When the artist is "there" the image s/he has discovered 'appears". Mihaly Csikzentmihalyi (1996)

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Acknowledgements

All that I am is dedicated to the beauty found in my mother's hopes and the inspirations of my children; April and Alejandro, to you both I give all my love always. Remembered always are the best of friends, having passed on: James E. Woody Sr., Robert Lessen, Percy Sutton, Adler Constants, Dwayne Griffin, Vince Pastos, George Ryder Jr., Josh Eikov, Jay O'Connor, Willie Lee Johnson, and William J, Waller.

Although space would not allow honorable mention of everyone, I am compelled to recognize and share my appreciation to those mentioned in this partial list who respectfully include; Mary R. Ryder, Rosaline Johnson, Fred Buzzelli,Sandra McMullen, Adrielle Roberts, Sharon Dover, Jennifer James Pryor, Emiko A. Mauoka, Valerie Coleman, Ileana Moreno, Salome Yilma-Deresa, Ana Rita Da Piedade, Razia Said, Rhonda Woody, Debra Pinnex. Additionally, Wayne Calabrese, John Rizzo, Shanga Kapharaoh, George & Rose Rubagumya, Micheal S. Biber, Keith Kuder, Ashley Post, Ann R. Moore, Fidel Micheal Owens, William J, Collum, Greg Porter, Darryl Gray, Jamie English, Fred Buzzelli, Ann Reade-Moore, Bibi DeAngelo, Ron Dunson, Morris Hayes, Anthony Coleman, Jose Capita, Carl Maultsby, Kenneth Hicks, Nile Rodgers, Karen Turner, William Hopson, Stacy Maupin, Darryl Gray, David Tabasky. Moreover, Doug Ivanovich, Dee & Eric Watkins, The Simsiman Family, The Warrus Family, The Evans Family, The Tayob Family, The Blake Family, The Pichardo Family, The Jackson Family, The Drago Family, The Sankey Family, The Chappell Family, The Soaries Family, The Watkins Family, The Whitaker Family, The Dixon Family and The Collette Family.

I am especially honored by our growing list of art collectors and philanthropists who so graciously receive my gift and sincerely appreciation the partners and affiliate organizations who's support have made Be Remarkable Projects a reality. Thank you.

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