Ross Holzman is a San Francisco Bay Area, CA based artist, social entrepreneur and peace activist. He is the founder and executive director of the Create Peace Project. Ross’ passion for facilitating collaborative arts experiences and empowering positive feelings through creativity has lead him to launch numerous art-for-peace projects. Ross employs his philosophy that the cultivation of self-awareness through self-expression is one of the most powerful tools for strengthening our connection to our self, to others, and the world around us and thus creating peace.  Ross is a published author, accomplished public speaker, and arts facilitator; having worked with more than 25,000 youth leading more than 250 arts workshops and 40+ murals, both painted and mosaic.  

Most of the paintings have been painted in the past couple years. 

For more information on the arts-education non-profit Create Peace Project:

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