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“On the Perspective of Being Wrong” 34×48

A painting must touch an emotion to last. Without emotion a painting is just an illustration. Its the experience in the present and in memory.c 93 %22On the Perspective of Being Wrong%22 34x48 web

“Landplay” 20 x 16

Invention is born of dissension not consensus. I am trying new directions, finding new paths, some that dead end and some that flourish.

c 94 %22Landplay%22 20x16 web

“Industry” 38″x34″

With a simplification of form there is more importance shifted to the color.

 

c 89 %22Industry%22 38x33 web

“The Surface of Seduction”

Memories define who we are. Memory is not a singularity but a process.

c 91 %22The Surface of Seduction%22 26x68 web

“Three Views”

Horizon fill the negative space of the composition and it strengthens the relationship between foreground and background. They are the blurred distance that is counterpoint to the hard edged foreground. Both contain fragments that are based on the incomplete visions that make up our memories

 

L 07 %22Three Views%22 33x38 web

“Trance , Connection, and Drift”

Waves are the perfect metaphor for life. Fleeting constantly moving and pushing forward propelled by a mysterious force up out and in the end, back to where it began.L 08 %22Trance, Connection and Drift%22 24x48 web

“Repercussions of a Heartfelt Dream”

I am having an ongoing conversation in paint about the idea of layers and how it relates to the everyday. Like an archeologist that digs and reveals pieces and fragments of human history the layers represent the passage of time and the importance of memory.c 90 %22Repercussions of a Heartfelt Dream%22  web

UFOlogy

Same Old Unordinary Day web

Thrilled to be in a group show with and incredible group of artist taking place at Outpost Projects in Joshua Tree.

http://outpostprojects.org/current-exhibition/

UFOLOGY, curated by Kio Griffith is a gathering of artists exploring territory, the space in between and it’s public definition devised as a plan, sketch, diagram, model or an experimental construction. It’s about pioneering, exploration, and colonization. The surreal narrative premise is that a team of explorers (invited artists) will gather at base camp (Outpost Projects) where the Antarctic continent will land, displaced from current global warming conditions. The selected works may seem to emit supernaturalistic, otherworldly, futuristic, psychic overtones and will transfuse one or more of the five senses, flaring into synesthesia.

Nadege Monchera Baer
Bridget Beck
Gary Brewer
Virginia Broersma
Nick Brown
Gavin Bunner
Daniela Campins
Bryan Day
Mike Dee
Tom Dunn
Martin Durazo
Ariel Erestingcol
Jesus Max Ferrandez
Yvette Gellis
Rema Ghuloum
Eben Goff
Nathan Huff
Bryan Ida
Ichiro Irie
Kiel Johnson
Shoshi Kanokohata
Bessie Kunath
David Leapman
Jane Mulfinger
Sonja Schenk
Nicolas Shake
David Spanbock
Jesse Standlea
Mike Vegas
Tessie Salcido Whitmore
Lena Wolek
Steven Wolkoff

Podcast: Keep the Channel Open

Had a wonderful conversation with Mike about my work and techniques as well as community and family. There is a bit about my history with electronic music and working with Sam Francis and my journey toward independent thought

http://www.keepthechannelopen.com/episodes/2016/3/15/o6p7mhm19m8ucrzngwqthgbjj7175z

The Breaking Point

“I like what is in the work– the chance to find yourself. Your own reality– for yourself, not for others– what no other man can ever know. They can only see the mere show, and never can tell what it really means.”       Joseph Conrad Heart of Darkness

L 05 %22Latigo Breaking%22 48x40 web

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