I think one of the things that made Father Bill Moore so important to me was the fact that he was one of a small group of non-family members and non-friends to say that I had talent as a painter and that I had something to say with my work and he was one of an even smaller group of people who I would consider a mentor in my life. This is probably something for another time, but I don’t think you can seek out a mentor — not intentionally and not with any real specificity in terms of who that person will be. That’s the way I feel about all of the mentors in my life. I never sought them out, but somehow our paths crossed and my life was made better for it. And hopefully theirs were too.
Father Bill Moore: https://frbillmoore.com/
The Father Bill Moore Foundation: https://fatherbill.art
The dA Center for the Arts: https://www.dacenter.org
Pomona Arts Colony: https://www.pomonaartscolony.com
Reconciled by Sean Williams
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