Limited Edition (20) print for Arthur Guinness Fund 2012 Awardees, presented in June 2014 at the end of their mentorship program.

I was delighted to be asked by Guinness to make 20 limited edition prints for their Arthur Guinness Fund Graduates (2012). The AGF awardees  are social entrepreneurs and got funding and mentorship over the past two years. My print was going to be part of their goodbye gift.

I love affirmations and like having positive words and images around me when I’m working. So I started with an adaptation of a zen quote, “Before Enlightenment chop wood carry water, after Enlightenment, chop wood carry water”. I wanted it to be a reminder to always keep going, keep working through the everyday issues, but don’t forget your big dream that made you set up your business in the first place.

Read more in the blog about the process…

Chop Wood