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Artist Finds an Entrepreneurial Connection in the Political Process

In Art, Emotional Intelligence, ENTREPRENEUR THE ARTS, The Idea on August 11, 2008 at 9:59 am

In a year where a historic election is before us, the idea for a poster campaign came to Ray Noland in the summer of 2006, when he was home recuperating from a serious bicycle accident.

According to the Chicago Tribune, Ray had been “pedaling through an intersection when a turning car broadsided him. Noland woke the next day in the hospital with tubes in his arms, a broken cheek bone, two missing teeth and a dislocated shoulder. Recovering in bed for six weeks, he started thinking about what he wanted to do with his life. “I wanted to do something to make an impact. After the accident, I felt like, ‘Man, this is another chance at life. You better make it good.” Read the rest of this entry »