Mike Wsol

Artist Statement
March 2008

A person’s physical environment does not only heavily influence one’s decisions,
but in a larger sense, shapes one’s identity. The cumulative identity of many
individuals in a particular place, in turn, shapes our culture. Homes, buildings,
neighborhoods and societies are created by designers, architects, and
developers working towards particular goals and with varied agendas. In one
sense, the belief systems of these individuals, for better or worse, may shape the
belief systems of those who live and work in an environment. Analyzing the
connection between a person and his or her environment reveals how sensitive,
thoughtful building and community design can ultimately result in a stronger
Email Like us on Facebook