My latest collage references Aldous Huxley”s "The Doors of Perception." In the book the author states that his experience was “without any question the most extraordinary and significant experience available to human beings this side of the Beatific Vision."Read More
“And the angel came in unto her, and said, Hail, thou that art highly favoured, the Lord is with thee: blessed art thou among women. And when she saw him, she was troubled at his saying, and cast in her mind what manner of salutation this should be. And the angel said unto her, Fear not, Mary: for thou hast found favour with God. And, behold, thou shalt conceive in thy womb, and bring forth a son, and shalt call his name Jesus.”Read More
The Ascension of Jesus
E = mc2
Nights of Summer
The Wonder of Light
I am proud to have my work chosen as part of this New Lit Salon Press publication, "Salon Style: Fiction, Poetry & Art. This is a great way to view my art and to support those who have a passion for Art, both written and visual. Click here for more information about purchasing this book in print or most digital formats.
"Look at how a single candle can both defy and define the darkness." --Anne Frank
The Sea Hears Nothing, The Sea Hears Everything
This is my latest, "The Path of a Falling Star."
"The Evolutionist's Wager," includes elements that represent the island of Galapagos and Darwin and by extension, evolution. The word, "wager," is a deliberate referrence to "Pascal's Wager." Pascal, a mathmatician and philosopher of the 17th Century, encouraged his readers to "wager" on the existance of God.Read More
I little over a year ago, I was contacted by singer/songwriter Martha Fields. She was in the process of completing her latest album, "Southern White Lies," and had discovered my Southern Gothic work (from New Lit Salon Press) and asked if I would be interested in working on an album cover. I was and my work above is the result of our collaboration. Elements in this cover include her loved ones, both living and dead and blends the past with the present.
Today, I am very excited to share my latest creation, The Making of "Observing Earth" through the medium of video (see below). Because Observing Earth has been a "best seller" of mine since 2013, I chose it as the subject for my first video project.Read More
The picture above is a page from the book, Mechanical Laboratory Methods (Smallwood and Keator, 1931), that I discovered in my very favorite used book store, MacKay’s in Chattanooga, TN. The book, written for Engineering students, begins with the statement, “The science of experimental engineering rests primarily upon the art of measurement. Conclusions relating to general laws or specific operating conditions, formed from test results, stand or fall according to the accuracy of measurements” and they conclude, “there is no such thing as absolute accuracy of measurement except by accident.”Read More
The above image is my latest work, which is entitled, "The Metaphysician's Uncertainty." The central element, a tintype image, was a gift from Betsy Gordan and I am most grateful to her for her eye and generousity.
The pursuit for the "Theory of Everything," is noble, but not without tension between the logical and emotional or between the mathmatical and subconscious.
My latest, "Rabbit Moon Cottage," which gives a nod of gratitude to those who have created their own marvelous vacation spot outside Asheville, North Carolina.
Above is my latest work entitled, "We Dream." The quote below, an inspiration for the this work, is from Shakespeare's, Midsummer Night's Dream.
Are you sure
That we are awake? It seems to me
That yet we sleep, we dream
Obstacle of the Heart
Openness of the Heart
I am a proud member of the Morean Arts Center in downtown St. Petersburg, Florida. The Morean has a rich history of encouragement to artists in the area. My work, "The Balance of Burden" is at the Center through August 21, 2015. If you love Art, you will enjoy this amazing show of current Morean members.
Of All, I had the best.
I wish all a very happy Father's Day