aviva brooks visual artist contemporary art oil painting photography cross-disciplinary artist silk-screen acrylic 

series. I Think I Can

date. 2009

Inspired by “The Little Engine That Could” attributed to Watty Piper (a pseudonym for the publisher Platt & Munk) around 1946.

To think of hard things and say, “I can’t” is sure to mean “Nothing done”. To refuse to be daunted and insist on saying, “I think I can”, is to make sure of being able to say triumphantly by and by, “I thought I could, I thought I could”.