Katherine Treffinger has a blog in which she asks artists about the meaning of making art – today she asked me:

katherinetreffinger.blogspot.com/2010/06/julia-kay-art-an…

Please check out my answer, and also the many interesting answers of the other artists who have responded. Katharine’s own beautiful paintings can be seen here:

www.flickr.com/photos/24962700@N02/