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: Paintings
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
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
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.
Followers 72×60 Acrylic and Gold on Canvas Twelve entities walking in a gray fog. Their minds are closing as they follow, leaving less and less room for enlightenment which is represented by the gold. This painting is layered over a … Continue reading
Asleep Upon Arrival 36×36 mixed medium on canvas Through the blurry eyes of the nearly awake, one can see a closing door. As a society we have been asleep while so many things have entered and changed the very nature … 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
Bound to Earth by Wings • 36×36 • Acrylic on Canvas Inspired by the original movie, Wings of Desire. The wings of an angel represents the armor that protects that angel from human suffering. To experience human suffering, … Continue reading
Capricorn the Goat • Acrylic and Gold on Canvas