ACCOUNTABLE COFFEE : DAY 23 : Jeff Hylton Simmons

Jeff Hylton Simmons Sound Engineer, Owner Blackbird Farm, Radio23 Founder, Big Thinker and Dreamer My favorite thing about art is that it is transportive. Music is the heaviest on my heart or the art that can transport me the fastest. Whether it is visual or oral or theater, just the fact that it takes you … Continue reading ACCOUNTABLE COFFEE : DAY 23 : Jeff Hylton Simmons

ACCOUNTABLE COFFEE : DAY 22 : Rob Delahanty

1.9.13 Rob Delahanty Photographer, Musician, The Ninth Child My favorite forms of art are music and film. The biggest impact on my life was music at a very young age. I like how I can listen to music and be completely taken to a new place. Completely. When I am in a mood—good or bad—I … Continue reading ACCOUNTABLE COFFEE : DAY 22 : Rob Delahanty

ACCOUNTABLE COFFEE : DAY 21 : Matthew Dickman

Matthew Dickman Poet, PDX Native, Master of Metaphor Can I have two favorite things about Art? One of my favorite things about art—which also happens in nature—is that art is something that has the ability, when you see it for just an instant, to move you in a dramatic way, to take your breath away. … Continue reading ACCOUNTABLE COFFEE : DAY 21 : Matthew Dickman

ACCOUNTABLE COFFEE : DAY 20 : Dan and Priscilla Wieden

Dan and Priscilla Wieden Creative Spirits, Arts and Environmental Advocates, Sweet Newlyweds Priscilla The first thing that popped into my mind was the beauty and the challenge and the stimulation it can cause. Well, positive and sometimes not—dissonant. But that is still good in my mind Dan It depends on what art form you are … Continue reading ACCOUNTABLE COFFEE : DAY 20 : Dan and Priscilla Wieden

ACCOUNTABLE COFFEE : DAY 19 : Tyler Whisnand

Tyler Whisnand Creative Director at W+K, Artist, Thinker The Art that I’ve made—well, I enjoy getting lost in it. It is relaxing and it takes you away. One of my favorite art teachers in school took us out of the studio, outside to play tag. This was in college and I hadn’t played tag in … Continue reading ACCOUNTABLE COFFEE : DAY 19 : Tyler Whisnand

ACCOUNTABLE COFFEE : DAY 18 : Posie Currin

Posie Currin Media Artist, Teacher I think the way you can apply art to any expression, emotional expression. The way you can channel your ideas. For me, when I think about my place and where I stand in this world I think about something bigger and it is hard sometimes to use my words to … Continue reading ACCOUNTABLE COFFEE : DAY 18 : Posie Currin

ACCOUNTABLE COFFEE : DAY 17 : Maggie Blanke

Maggie Blanke Neighbor, Mother, Photographer, Owner/Operator of Adventures in Woo I like everything about art. I like the fact that it allows you to see things from more than 1 perspective. I like looking at a lot of different artists. It’s interesting to see how many similar things you can notice and how many different … Continue reading ACCOUNTABLE COFFEE : DAY 17 : Maggie Blanke

ACCOUNTABLE COFFEE : DAY 16 : Jen Shumway and Wynette Winowski

Jen Shumway and Wynette Winowski Art lovers, friends, former co-workers, bargain hunters Jen: What I love about art is seeing what people come up with—their creativity come out into an object. Plus, it makes you feel things, but that can be different for every person. It’s all what you see and what you take in … Continue reading ACCOUNTABLE COFFEE : DAY 16 : Jen Shumway and Wynette Winowski

ACCOUNTABLE COFFEE : DAY 15 : Ian Mouser

Ian Mouser Musician, Teaching Artist, Founder of My Voice Music It’s almost like I almost don’t even like the word art. I think art carries with it too much of an ideation over noticed intent. Like an art gallery where we are looking at someone who is noticed. I’ve lived with 20 artists who were … Continue reading ACCOUNTABLE COFFEE : DAY 15 : Ian Mouser

ACCOUNTABLE COFFEE : DAY 14 : Casey Nolan

Casey Nolan Filmmaker, Artist, Iowan My favorite thing about art is translating an idea that is in my brain or seeing someone else translate what is in their brain into a tangible thing and how that evokes reaction. Recently, I participated in the Portland 48hr Film Festival. It was the first time I had done … Continue reading ACCOUNTABLE COFFEE : DAY 14 : Casey Nolan