Posts Tagged: american art

Artist’s Statement on Grid Paintings

Artist’s Statement on “Grid Paintings”   These paintings sustain a faith in the transformative capability of art. The artistic pursuit through this work is about embodying principles and values that demand a concentration of will: patience, endurance, consistency. The practice

Artist’s Statement on Grid Paintings

Artist’s Statement on “Grid Paintings”   These paintings sustain a faith in the transformative capability of art. The artistic pursuit through this work is about embodying principles and values that demand a concentration of will: patience, endurance, consistency. The practice

Sisyphus

  On Sisyphus: In Greek mythology, Sisyphus is a wise and clever King. He once put death in chains, escaped from the underworld, and he is said to have tricked the gods and stole their secrets. Sisyphus is punished by

Sisyphus

  On Sisyphus: In Greek mythology, Sisyphus is a wise and clever King. He once put death in chains, escaped from the underworld, and he is said to have tricked the gods and stole their secrets. Sisyphus is punished by

Icarus

This painting is the first of what will be a series of similar compositions I am calling Icarus, or the Icarus series. The view is the imagined view of Icarus, after taking flight from the labyrinth. In this re-conjuring of

Icarus

This painting is the first of what will be a series of similar compositions I am calling Icarus, or the Icarus series. The view is the imagined view of Icarus, after taking flight from the labyrinth. In this re-conjuring of

Notes on Painting, 2013

Notes, 2013 I have become deeply engaged in a pursuit in painting. I am pursuing the creation of art. Art seems to me the best example of our ability to come closer to what lies just beyond life: the eternal,

Notes on Painting, 2013

Notes, 2013 I have become deeply engaged in a pursuit in painting. I am pursuing the creation of art. Art seems to me the best example of our ability to come closer to what lies just beyond life: the eternal,

Fox

This fox has been watching me work for quite some time now, I’ve enjoyed having it in the burrow. For all the time I spend painting in the abstract realm, with the grids and all, I enjoy the change of

Fox

This fox has been watching me work for quite some time now, I’ve enjoyed having it in the burrow. For all the time I spend painting in the abstract realm, with the grids and all, I enjoy the change of

In Utero

This painting takes place inside the womb, it is the view from within the protective hollow. The light is strongest on what would be the top of the pregnant belly, where the view from the inner world becomes orange. The

In Utero

This painting takes place inside the womb, it is the view from within the protective hollow. The light is strongest on what would be the top of the pregnant belly, where the view from the inner world becomes orange. The

Deep Sea

A subjectivity immersed in the deep sea, looking up at the sun through miles of water. This is the second grid painting I’ve completed, the first since Pale Composition. The idea for this painting came from a number of different directions

Deep Sea

A subjectivity immersed in the deep sea, looking up at the sun through miles of water. This is the second grid painting I’ve completed, the first since Pale Composition. The idea for this painting came from a number of different directions