"Marie, I wanted to thank you for the painting 'Protector'...I admire it going to bed and waking up each morning and when I have my quiet time reading. I catch myself smiling at her. I absolutely love that piece. It has been giving me lots of JOY!"
Toni, Chicago collector
noun 1.the emotion of great delight or happiness caused by something exceptionally good or
satisfying; keen pleasure; elation
"Experiencing art decreases stress levels."
"A study from the University of Westminster found that participants' stress levels decreased after a lunchtime visit to an art gallery reducing cortisol levels." Arts.Mic
I would like to venture to say it brought them joy as well.
A common thought expressed by collectors of my art is that it quiets them and somehow connects with them emotionally. It is the highest compliment that they could give me.