"When the artist is 'there' the image s/he has discovered appears".

Mihaly Csikzentmihalyi (1996)

Frequently Asked Questions & Inspirations

It's not what you see, it's what you're looking for that matters most.

Be Sensitive Galleries

The dramatic personae of our own imaginations realized as independent entities with a life of their own.

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Gallery of The Less Known

"By descending down into the depths of the soul, and not primarily by a painful acquisition of many manual skills, the artist attains the power of awakening other souls." Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Gallery of the Unknown

"Woody paintings are collected by luminaries, visionaries and champions, they are a garden of colorful human emotions; an array of our collective imaginations, they are transpersonal."

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Paintings are only available through private invitation.

"When listening at the canvas, I only ask of myself to take the space-time to dwell with the work in its such-ness, making every part of the process a trance inducing play, rather than racing to a foregone conclusion that I hold somewhere in my head." James e. Woody 1999

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1. Woody's Bibliography (PDF)

2. What is a "Woody Painting" as Transpersonal Art? (Definition - PDF)

3. Who are some of the current owners of Woody Paintings? (Art Champions - PDF)

4. How is Art Valued? (PDF)

5. The Neuroscience of Art: What are the Sources of Creativity and Innovation?(PDF)

Art's effects can be correlated in the brain with our empathetic connection and perception of a work of art.

6. What is Design Psychology? (PDF)

7. What is Art Therapy? (Overview-PDF)

Woody's paintings are compositions communicating a message to you, the viewer. That is the cognitive value of the arts.

8. Six Characteristics of NextGen Art Collectors (PDF)

9. Art as an Alternative Investment Asset (PDF)

01. How much does a Woody cost?

Woody paintings are priced according to the age and size of the work. In all cases, paintings are made available through pledges to the Be Sensitive Foundation.

click here to access your Art Gifitng Invitation.

02. How can you get a woody?

Although Woody painting are auctioned at select charity auctions.

All paintings are gifted by invitiation to art collectors and philanthropists for their participation in the Be Sensitive Art Gifting Project..

Limited Edition Prints are only available at Saatchi Art.

03. What mediums does Woody use?

Woody's are created on canvas and/or acid free gallery quality paper, with either acrylic or oil paints and sometimes mixed media.

04. What size are these Woody's?

Woody's range from 50X50 to 16X20 inches. Commissioned works are created upon request.

"There are painters who transform the sun to a yellow spot, but there are others who with the help of their art and their intelligence, transform a yellow spot into sun".

Pablo PicassoPainter


All that I am is dedicated to the beauty found in my mother's hopes and the inspirations of my children; April and Alejandro, to you both I give all my love always. Remembered always are the best of friends, having passed on: James E. Woody Sr., Robert Lessen, Percy Sutton, Adler Constants, Dwayne Griffin, Vince Pastos, George Ryder Jr., Josh Eikov, Jay O'Connor, Willie Lee Johnson, and William J, Waller.

Although space would not allow honorable mention of everyone, I am compelled to recognize and share my appreciation to those mentioned in this partial list who respectfully include; Mary R. Ryder, Rosaline Johnson, Sandra McMullen, Adrielle Roberts, Sharon Dover, Jennifer James Pryor, Emiko A. Mauoka, Valerie Coleman, Ileana Moreno, Salome Yilma-Deresa, Ana Rita Da Piedade, Razia Said, Rhonda Woody, Debra Pinnex. Additionally, Wayne Calabrese, John Rizzo, Shanga Kapharaoh, George & Rose Rubagumya, Micheal S. Biber, Fred Burrell, Keith Kuder, Ashley Post, Ann R. Moore, Fidel Micheal Owens, William J, Collum, Greg Porter, Darryl Gray, Jamie English, Fred Buzzelli, Ann Reade-Moore, Bibi DeAngelo, Ron Dunson, Morris Hayes, Anthony Coleman, Jose Capita, Carl Maultsby, Kenneth Hicks, Nile Rodgers, Karen Turner, William Hopson, Stacy Maupin, Darryl Gray, David Tabasky. Moreover, Doug Ivanovich, Dee & Eric Watkins, The Simsiman Family, The Warrus Family, The Evans Family, The Tayob Family, The Blake Family, The Pichardo Family, The Jackson Family, The Drago Family, The Sankey Family, The Chappell Family, The Soaries Family, The Watkins Family, The Whitaker Family, The Dixon Family and The Collette Family.

I am especially honored by those art collectors and philanthropists who so graciously receive my gift and sincerely appreciation the partners and affiliate organizations who's support has made the Be Remarkable Project a reality. Thank you.

Paintings are only available through the Be Sensitive Art Gifting Project.
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