The Value of Collecting

The Value of Collecting

Introduction: Welcome to an insightful conversation with Oronde Kairi, a distinguished international visual artist. Oronde's journey in the art world has been marked by a commitment to creativity, community, and making a positive impact. From licensing his art and undertaking commercial projects to aiding children's hospitals through charity auctions, Oronde's artistic endeavors have touched hearts and inspired change. However, at the core of his mission lies the promotion of Oronde Kairi merchandise and his original paintings.

In this interview, Oronde Kairi discusses the significance of art collection, shedding light on the importance of supporting artists beyond their fame. He shares his perspective on the intrinsic value of art, the role of collectors in nurturing emerging talents, and the impact this support can have on the art landscape. Join us as we delve into the world of art, creativity, and the transformative power of investing in artists, no matter their level of renown.


Interviewer: Oronde Kairi, thank you for joining us today. Your journey as an artist is truly inspiring. Could you share your thoughts on why collecting art is important, even when the artist isn't widely known?

Oronde Kairi: Thank you for having me. Collecting art is a form of storytelling, an intimate connection between the artist's vision and the collector's emotions. Art transcends fame; it's about the resonance it creates. When you collect from lesser-known artists, you're investing in potential, creativity, and diverse narratives. You become a patron of the arts, fostering growth and innovation within the artistic community.

Interviewer: Your commitment to supporting children's hospitals through art auctions is commendable. How do you see art's role in making a difference beyond its aesthetic appeal?

Oronde Kairi: Art has the power to heal, uplift, and raise awareness. Through charity auctions, art becomes a bridge between creativity and compassion. It's heartwarming to see my art contribute to meaningful causes, proving that art isn't just confined to galleries; it can be a force for good. It's a reminder that art, regardless of an artist's fame, can spark positive change.

Interviewer: Your focus on Oronde Kairi merchandise and original paintings is intriguing. What message do you hope to convey through your creations?

Oronde Kairi: My art reflects my journey, emotions, and experiences. Each piece holds a story, waiting to resonate with someone else's narrative. My merchandise carries that essence into people's lives, allowing them to be a part of my artistic voyage. And with my original paintings, I aim to share raw, unfiltered emotions—capturing fleeting moments and preserving them on canvas.

Interviewer: Lastly, as someone recognized by Reconnection, what advice do you have for emerging artists seeking to find their place in the art world?

Oronde Kairi: Keep your authenticity intact. Art is a personal expression; it's your voice. Be resilient, patient, and keep creating. Embrace opportunities to collaborate and learn from others. Remember, it's not just about fame; it's about the impact your art has on individuals. Keep pushing boundaries, and your art will find its way to those who truly connect with it.

Interviewer: Thank you, Oronde Kairi, for sharing your insights and wisdom with us. Your dedication to art and its potential to make a difference is truly inspiring.

Oronde Kairi: Thank you. It's been a pleasure discussing the essence of art and its transformative power with you.

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