As we get older, we're constantly told that answers to our questions can be found if we think hard enough. We live in our reason and ignore feelings that beg us to walk against the current of logic our minds create for us. World of Beanz is an ongoing visual project that seeks to reclaim a connection to the gut feelings, wonder, and confusion that become gradually buried as we leave childhood behind. My art begins with a feeling that creates movement, which gradually shapes into an idea. This process has created a universe of creatures that are seeking to say exactly what they mean and how they feel. They are curious, earnest, hurting and deeply sensitive -- they are voices of the childlike self that knows all but isn't given the space to speak.