Salutary Muse provides its viewers with an environment that stimulates the senses and provides a chamber dedicated to promoting profound thinking. The work offers its viewers a chance to briefly cut themselves off from life’s noisy itinerary and allow a period of self-reflection, meditation, or restoration. It seeks to encapsulate these moments of calm and reflective thinking derived from moments of solitude and privacy. I find such moments occur during showers—be it bath or a cool rain. I also experience similar moments when observing moonlit bodies of water rippled by insects and fish. The work is meant to utilize similar elements to promote a peaceful and restorative mindset. The work operates as a viewer's pseudo ice pack-- meant to reduce the noise and swell of outside influences and instead allow clear, abstract, and inspirational thoughts to pour into the viewers mind.