John Ellis: "What would you hope the audience takes away from your piece? This is a question which leads to another question. What should my hope be? I have thought about this often and have not produced an iron-clad answer. Art in general has the capacity to engage us in unknown ways. From the cave paintings to Pollack's swirling masterpieces and on into today's work, curators and historians have tried to explain to us what to think regarding the viewing of works of art, yet there is no way of being certain about any of it. My most basic, and I feel realistic hope, would be for someone to walk away with a sense of curiosity. The stage of curiosity is the beginning of many good things in our exploration of life." For more on John Ellis and his work, please visit Steelmeditations.com. For more on the Jimmy & Hazel Sanders Sculpture Garden, please visit sculpturegardenms.com.