We are that which we behold.It is the function of consciousness not only to recognize and assimilate the external world through the gateway of the senses, but to translate into visible reality the world within us. -Carl G Jung
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Category Archives: Abstract Art
36×36 Acrylic and Raw Pigment on Canvas There are various, potentially perilous or painful circumstances which we face as individuals throughout our lives. Sometimes we are granted a moment to stand on the edge of these situations and reflect on … Continue reading
Cognizant Dissonance 36×48 Acrylic, Silver Leaf, Gold Leaf on Canvas We are cognizant of the cognitive dissonance. A condition of conflict and anxiety created by inconsistency between one’s beliefs and one’s reality. The confusion that results from holding onto beliefs … Continue reading
Tree of Tantalus 40×40 Acrylic and Gold on Canvas In Greek Mythology, Tantalus (Tántalos) was banished to the Underworld for trying to bring the nectar of the Gods to his people. For attempting to steal this ambrosia, he was cursed to stand … Continue reading
48×36 Acrylic, Raw Pigment, and Gold on Canvas Out of a great void arrives a messenger. There are times when truth can be unsettling. The myths to which we cling can leave us in darkness where we may be content … Continue reading
Maslow’s Mesa • 60×48 • Acrylic and Gold on Canvas Self Actualization may come in steps, but is there really an hierarchy? Maybe we experience elements of “Self” Actualization intermittently, even if we are hungry or we feel alone.
36×36 Acrylic and Gold on Canvas 36x36Acrylic and Gold on Canvas Los Angeles, California: A city of Creativity (gold) attempting to manuever it’s way through the grids of complicated, somewhat chaotic, pathways. The heat, the lights, the random paths, the … Continue reading
13th Observer 60×48 Acrylic and Gold on Canvas The capacity to observe life and Humanity, objectively, from a perspective outside the Self or one’s participation in environment and tribe is truly a challenge. Some believe it is impossible because we … Continue reading
Significance of Man 40×30 Acrylic and Gold on Canvas To know we exist, we reflect upon that which is beyond us as something that resides within us. We aspire to be larger than that which we are, yet we contain our … Continue reading