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: Modern Art
The Pyramids of Somnia 60×48 Acrylic and Raw Pigment on Canvas We live in a culture where sleep is considered an incidental part of our lives. We work until we are exhausted—we consume caffeine, energy drinks, even pharmaceuticals to keep us going … Continue reading
In The Shadow of Ungrown Trees 36×36 Acrylic and Gold on Canvas A forest, a haunting place where young men never grow old. They stay forever as new green seedlings. These seedlings exist in the minds of those who have lost young … 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
On the Brink of Civilization • 48×36 • Acrylic and Gold on Canvas Peering through the windows of history, we find all the lessons, the errors, and the achievements that bring us to this present moment. This is the moment … Continue reading
Animus Rising • 48×36 • Acrylic on Canvas Textured with black emerging from the void as a powerful, masculine red attempts to dominate the canvas, barely contained by the clarity and understanding of white. Within each woman is the animus … 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.
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
Pollinating Period (Blue Moon) 36×48 Acrylic and Gold on Canvas As a woman approaches the middle of her life, the opportunities to birth a child, or create progeny, become fewer and fewer until those opportunities are as rare as a … Continue reading