To Infinity and Back Again

John F. Simon Jr

episode 115

 

John F. Simon, Jr. was riding high in the New York art scene in the early 1990s as a new media artist using LCD screens to project his computer renderings. His work sold quickly and is now part of the permanent collections of the Museum of Modern Art, New York, the Guggenheim Museum, the Whitney Museum, and the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, among others

But all that success rang hollow for him and in recent years he has channeled his creative energy into other modes of expression. In his new book Drawing Your Own Path: 33 practices at the Crossroads of Art and Meditation encourages reader to create their own artistic mindfulness routine, which they can then share and discuss with a community online at drawyourownpath.com. Hear more about why a daily drawing exercise might just be the mindful lift you need.