JW: Why do you create art?
DD: I create art to inspire others.
JW: Why the Lifted series?
DD: The Lifted series was inspired by a conscious desire to inspire others to be greater than themselves
JW: What is it like exhibiting at JWC?
DD: Exhibiting at JWC was amazing because of the level of professionalism and support I have received not only at my show but in years prior. I have known Joseph since 1997 since I went to Art Center. I am honored to have had the opportunity to show at JWC
JW: What is the response on your newly launched Lifted shirts?
DD: I have received a powerful response in regards to my new Lifted t-shirts. People don't know whether to wear them or frame them.