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Embodied Energy: An Exploration of Chakra and Sefirot

This is my current work in progress. It is the series that is described in my journal entry Epiphany, and later alluded to through other journal musings.

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Evolution

My work evolves on several different planes simultaneously. There is gesture and form, color and composition, and then there is concept and subject. My conceptual path seems to be an exploration of embodied awareness and meditation. However, what I am meditating on, comes from an emergent story I am telling myself, based on an initial […]

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Working My Process

In this chakra/sefirot series I am playing with all of my past processes. My goal is to leverage all the ways I have painted in the past, to explore and find the most dynamic forms and gestures I can for the final paintings. And within this intention lays another, I am attempting to move away […]

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In Between

I lean toward expression and accident, looking for the place where the unconscious breaks through to show me the material of my dreams and visions. Many times these images come in as a part of a larger whole, a group or series. Sometimes an image will come through that shows me I am starting something […]

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Recent

Interim images created between two series. These are paintings that started out as simply warm ups, to keep my hand in the game, and they turned into their own little set of paintings.

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Gestures

I had been out of school for a couple of years. The work I was doing on my own had been more reactionary to my past training, than real attempts to find my own creative voice. I was lost in the weeds, and feeling it. On a whim I signed up for a “sketch book” […]

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Birthing

Toward the end of my first pregnancy, I was over a week late, and found that the only thing I could do was to sit and wait for the baby to be born. No one had mentioned how incredibly desolate and surreal that last waiting phase of pregnancy was. I had prepared for the excitement […]

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Epiphany

March of 2015, I went to Arcata, CA on a road trip to try and get my head clear. I was at the beginning of a divorce, and in deep uncertainty about everything around me. I went and stayed with my friend Katie. It happened to be during a full moon eclipse. And one that […]

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Patterns

“It may be that the deep systems of nature, from which our psyche, our culture, and science itself ultimately derive, are the new language through which the Earth once again finds its voice” ~ Theodore Roszak  Layers of Organic and Human Created Patterns My process is simultaneously intuitive, and calculated, it is an attempt to make conscious […]