Creative cabinets are part of a growing trend that is changing the way we look at art.
We asked artists what they think about the importance of free, curated materials and the idea that free art can bring us joy, and what it would take to create an art gallery that truly rewards us for our work.
The art market, and the value to the consumer, are at a crossroads in the creative world.
One thing that has happened is that as more and more artists are able to get paid to make art, the value has increased dramatically.
Free, curated material that is made available to the public is now being used to pay artists who do not make it themselves.
In a way, free art is a product of the changing creative landscape.
Nowadays, many artists do not get paid for their work, but they are still able to create a piece of work for themselves.
This has become part of the normal creative process and, in a way it is more beneficial than ever.
But for some artists, free materials are not the way to go.
As the price of art goes up and as the market for creative materials expands, some artists want to see that they are compensated for their time and effort in a manner that is fair and not exploitative.
For artists, that is a tough sell, but the more people that can access creative materials the more art will be made and, hopefully, more art can be made for the world to enjoy.
A group of artists, all in their early 20s, have started a crowdfunding campaign to help fund their own art gallery, called Free Creative Commons.
They are using the hashtag #FreeCreativeCabinets to raise money to buy the materials needed to create their own curated galleries.
A series of posters have been posted on social media highlighting some of the more important art elements, like the ability to take part in the discussion, the importance and value of freedom, and how it affects our art.
I would not call them cheap, but you have to consider that they can be considered quite expensive in the modern market.
On a more personal level, I feel a lot of people are trying to make their own decisions when it comes to the value and the quality of their art, which is a shame because I think free creative materials have a very high value to people.
Myself, I think I will take free creative cabinets over a large number of other pieces of art that I would not be able to afford to purchase, and that is the beauty of free.
If someone was going to purchase this material, I would be willing to invest in them for as long as they are in their possession.
We do not have the same value as an actual artist, but that does not mean it is wrong for an artist to invest their time in making a piece that is free and available to everyone.
It has always been about freedom, but I think people are realizing that free, accessible art can help bring a better quality of life to a larger portion of the population.
When I look at free creative art, I am trying to bring people together in a kind of way that is much more meaningful.
Art has always changed with the times, but now it is the same as it was in the 19th century.
It is about a movement that we are creating together that is very powerful.
This project is a part of my hope for the future of art, and my hope that the world will be better off for it.
I think it will be very beneficial for the artist, for the art gallery and for us all.
[The artwork above was purchased from the Creative Commons Foundation by artist/photographer David Wirth and is reproduced with permission of the Creative Content Foundation.]