Growing up in Northern Ireland, the incredible landscape was a constant, positive presence.
Children are intuitively creative and optimistic.
The destruction of our natural habitat and fragile eco-systems is incomprehensible to them.
They are the custodians of the planet, and must be engaged with the importance of sustainability and the risks facing their environment in the near future.
The process of observing, and creating art, is an invaluable part of this process.
We must never take the Arts and our precious ecology for granted.