According to a recent study published by Dovepress, engaging in art related activities is associated with an increase in life expectancy. Joseph N. Walles shoots black and white documentary style photography. His award winning images capture everything from city life to wilderness, and from people to natural textures.
Rebecca Skelton works in painting, drawing and sculpture. Her work combines varying degrees of abstraction with representation as subject matter. Whether painting in oil on canvas, using charcoal and pastels on handmade paper or constructing copper and glass sculpture and jewelry, the artist is always exploring color and expression.