Art is for everyone, everyday… this is a basic philosophy both Poketo and Creative Growth Art Center share. Since 1973, Creative Growth has been working with adults with mental, emotional and physical disabilities, giving them a creative avenue to express themselves.
This visual art center and art gallery and nonprofit abounds with creativity. We’re proud to be working with Creative Growth to produce artist wallets showcasing the work of their talented roster, which includes Merritt Wallace.
Born in Japan in 1963, Merritt Wallace’s Poketo wallet traces out a colorful cityscape that started out with simple black and white lines. You can see the wallet here. Now, lets get to a quick illustrated Q&A with Merritt!
What’s your idea of a perfect breakfast?
What does your city look like to you?
Draw your favorite animal, real or imagined
What’s your favorite drawing tool?
How are you feeling today?
Thanks so much, Merritt!
Check out Creative Growth wallets and an interview with Creative Growth Projects Manager, Jennifer Strate O’Neal here.