Respiration

. Respiration . Explore the series Exhalation here. Explore the series Inhalation here. Get the catalog here. . . The world, of which we are a part, is sacred. . Seeking natural places of magnificence, we contemplate the power of nature and its overwhelming grandeur. Rendered seemingly insignificant by the near-infinitude of creation we may come to better accept our own inevitable annihilation at the end of this pilgrimage we call our lives. Simultaneously, we may find solace in the fact that others will endure without us and that nature will outlast us all. We may experience a sense of eternity, moving beyond the reach of history both personal and cultural. In these moments we come in contact with the divine, both without and within. These precious experiences offer us...

Read More

Resonance

. Resonance . Explore the series Resonance here. View the video here. Get the catalog here. . . In all of my work there is an obsession with looking at, through and into surfaces. A fortune teller might divine meaning from the world by reading tea leaves, bones, runes or entrails scattered across a surface. Similarly, I have been engaged in a process of self-discovery and revelation: when looking at drawings and paintings (mine or another artist’s) I find I have a unique opportunity to see the artist revealed; looking at the surfaces of nature yields similar opportunities. I ask myself the question, “What do these lines, shapes, proportions, patterns and rhythms reveal about their creator?” Reading the face of nature is an overwhelming process. It fills one...

Read More