hidell brooks enjoys helping both individual collectors and corporations form art collections. over the summer we had the opportunity to help blackarch partners in charlotte with their growing art collection. it has been well documented that art in the workplace can have positive psychological effects on the employees. two long paintings by ruth ava lyons were placed along a hallway as well as an amanda talley in their conference room. a senior lecturer in organizational psychology, jan betts, states that art in the workplace can stimulate creative and critical thinking, empathy, and “thinking outside-the-box”. food for thought.