In answer to the question, “For what purpose is art created?”, makers respond with various reasons. Of the myriad of potential purposes, the aspect which I focus on is social change effected by works of art. By inciting interest in contemporary social or environmental problems manifest within our society, I seek to produce work that enlightens and generates positive change in the viewer. Such socially-conscious works have the possibility to engender these changed feelings without being based on scientific or political methods. In summary, the work I make imbues change that has a fundamental and curative effect, instead of being change that is extemporaneous or superficial.