The answers are never simple. I've learned that the journeys of creatives rarely are. I believe that, like everyone, we were told when we were young that our art was poor, selfish, and/or pointless. Those of us who think of ourselves as creatives simply chose not to believe that. We chose to keep making.
To the typical art patron, the effect may be every bit as jarring as it is refreshing. The standard 'look but don't touch', atmosphere has been thrown out the window, so check your expectations at the door and jump in!
Currently standing in the midst of RiNo’s recent onslaught of construction, detour signs, and potholes, Helikon is an oasis for artists of all kinds... And no matter where you might find yourself in the maze of art to explore, you can always expect a welcoming smile and good chat with Cayce, Helikon's joyful and fearless leader.