Listening to the winds moan through sunbaked cliffs    2012  76 x 41 x 12  Mason stains on stoneware

Listening to the winds moan through sunbaked cliffs

2012

76 x 41 x 12

Mason stains on stoneware

   
  
  
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
  
  
  
  
  
     To sustain the Atlantean vessel   2013  84 x 19 x 19  Mason stains on stoneware

To sustain the Atlantean vessel

2013

84 x 19 x 19

Mason stains on stoneware

  Ascending upon a fragile path   2013  22 x 12 x 9  Mason stains on stoneware

Ascending upon a fragile path

2013

22 x 12 x 9

Mason stains on stoneware

  In defense of the belly   2012  22.5 x 11 x 8  Mason stains on stoneware

In defense of the belly

2012

22.5 x 11 x 8

Mason stains on stoneware

   
  
  
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
  
  
  
  
  
     El portal del Corazon   2012  25 x 13 x 10  Mason stains on stoneware and balsa

El portal del Corazon

2012

25 x 13 x 10

Mason stains on stoneware and balsa

  Leaning on the old stories   2013  26 x 10 x 11”  Mason stains on stoneware

Leaning on the old stories

2013

26 x 10 x 11”

Mason stains on stoneware

   Two worlds   2012  21.5 x 11 x 11  Mason stains on stoneware

 Two worlds

2012

21.5 x 11 x 11

Mason stains on stoneware

  A steep descent from the dome   2013  27 x 9 x 7  Mason stains on stoneware

A steep descent from the dome

2013

27 x 9 x 7

Mason stains on stoneware

  Built upon a column of stones   2013  26 x 11 x 9”  Mason stains on stoneware

Built upon a column of stones

2013

26 x 11 x 9”

Mason stains on stoneware

  Spring gate, rituals of purification   2013  26 x 10 x 6  Mason stains on stoneware and balsa

Spring gate, rituals of purification

2013

26 x 10 x 6

Mason stains on stoneware and balsa

  Within the safety of   2013  19.5 x 12 x 20  Mason stains on stoneware

Within the safety of

2013

19.5 x 12 x 20

Mason stains on stoneware

  Descent into ashes where there is no fire   2013  25 x 10 x 8”  Mason stains on stoneware and stained glass

Descent into ashes where there is no fire

2013

25 x 10 x 8”

Mason stains on stoneware and stained glass

  Peace at voyage end   2013  72 x 12 x 20  Cold-finish bronze with patina and mason stains on stoneware

Peace at voyage end

2013

72 x 12 x 20

Cold-finish bronze with patina and mason stains on stoneware

  Sifting through the remnants: the journey of the spirit    2009  15 x 36 x 8”  Mixed media

Sifting through the remnants: the journey of the spirit

2009

15 x 36 x 8”

Mixed media

  The cloud by day   2011  22 x 30  Framed charcoal and chalk pastel on paper

The cloud by day

2011

22 x 30

Framed charcoal and chalk pastel on paper

  A prayer for the long journey home   2010  18 x 116 x 27  Wood, twine and found objects

A prayer for the long journey home

2010

18 x 116 x 27

Wood, twine and found objects

  Wing and branch   2011  22 x 30  Framed Charcoal and chalk pastel on paper

Wing and branch

2011

22 x 30

Framed Charcoal and chalk pastel on paper

  The place between   2011  30 x 22  Framed charcoal and chalk pastel on paper

The place between

2011

30 x 22

Framed charcoal and chalk pastel on paper

Measure of duration

Main Street Gallery, Cuttress Fine Art, 2013

This group of sculptures and drawings are informed by the artists’ interest in the metaphor of travel as a spiritual discipline and the interior space one occupies at the soul level. The works reflect a way of seeing and are made in a direct association with memory and mythological thinking. The figures are designed to be symbolic of an internal journey, quietly impacting the space around them or the viewer who comes close. The figures and drawings have a rough, textured surface, inspired by natural rock and earthen formations. The usage and reference of natural materials reinforces a connection to the earth as a source of life and human interaction.

The condition of the figures lend themselves to the viewer’s engaging in the process of “reconnection” by joining in the natural transcendent element of the work. The figures lead the viewer into the possibility of the invisible world and spiritual uplift within various stages of contemplation. They reflect a way of living within the mythological/spiritual condition of the imagination that comes easily to the young or the heart of those who find themselves returning to youthful thinking.

The work projects an ancient connection of humanity's need: an internal search for meaning. It raises consciousness above the distractions of the contemporary and engages deeply with the reality of the natural world and the symbolic world.