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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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
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
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
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
New Guardian 36×36 Acrylic and Gold on Canvas Changing of the guard does not always mean changing of the environment. A Guardian is sacred but that which he guards is what makes him sacred. One can hope and believe the … Continue reading
Sancti Terra Bellum 48×48 Acrylic and Gold on Canvas All land is Holy Land. When we create war with one another, create war with the land, try to divide it into territories, we diminish the sanctity of our lives as … 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