Why art is important to a healthy community

General speaking in everyday life, we give little importance to the arts, especially the visual arts, we think of it as a luxury or something that we enjoy casually once and a while — in the opinion of Brampton artist and businessman John Cutruzzola the function of visual arts in particular is part of our lives much more than we think.
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