3 Art Stories To Inspire You To Pursue Your Passions

Oscar Wilde said, "Art is the most intense mode of individualism that the world has known." After you watch these 3 stories you'll be inspired to pursue your passions!

1) Canstruction Chicago Is A Unique Food Charity Helping Those In Need

Canstruction is a unique food charity that holds annual design and build competitions to construct fantastic, giant sized, structures made entirely out of canned food. After the structures are built and the winners declared the creations go on view to the general public as giant art exhibits. At the close of the competitions, all of the food used in the structures is donated to the local food banks for distribution to community emergency feeding programs.

Launched in 1992, Canstruction has donated more than 17 million pounds of food to emergency feeding programs in the United States and Canada including pantries, soup kitchens, elderly and day care centers. In 2016 alone, 11.5 million pounds of canned food was donated to those in need.

2) MetroCard Art Creates A Collage Of Colors In New York City

Amazing metrocard collages are made from cut up pieces of used and expired New York City subway tickets. Nina Boesch, a NY based interaction designer from Germany, has been creating collages from MetroCards® for over 10 years. Initially just for friends and family, and recently for a broader audience with exhibits in Manhattan, Brooklyn and Laguna Beach, California.

3) Cerealism Art

Cerealism is a photo series project by Arizona-based artist Ernie Button that looks at breakfast cereal in a whole new way.

Just as John C. Maxwell says, "The dreams and passions stored within hearts are powerful keys which can unlock a wealth of potential." We hope you're inspired to follow them.

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