An excerpt from the CBC Radio story that connects music and art in a way that… I’m glad I thought of!
“Smith says at first, the $100 USD price tag was a relatively arbitrary decision. But once she realized how grateful people with limited means were to be able to buy quality art, she decided to keep the price where it is.
“It’s a continuation of Fugazi shows being $5, or Beat Happening always playing all-ages shows. And those were things to ponder: Why would they do that? Why wouldn’t they put their prices up? Why wouldn’t they want a bigger audience and play for other people? Well, those are political decisions to create art for the accessibility aspect,” says Smith. “It energizes the whole project. I get to paint every day.” – CBC Radio story written by Jennifer Van Evra