oil painter, lithographer, printer, draftsman, teacher
Fremont Center, New York
Quadrants – New Works
“Quadrant, Movement over the Azores” – 20″ x 22″, Oil on Linen, part of my new Quadrants series.
Current Blog Post:
Experience and Validation
Often times artists search deeply within themselves to find the very reason why they create what they create. We seem to yearn for some kind of validation that what one creates is of significance. This idea of significance is central to the artist because the artist does not just create for oneself but acts as a vehicle for the manifestation of images that are independent, to a certain extent, of the artist. Images certainly are part of the personal nature of the artist and spring from the well of his imagination, and they also speak of his time and culture. But an image also must express deeply the human condition and simultaneously tap into what is presently needed by modern man to effectively awaken him to his spiritual needs. William Blake states, “The artist is engaged in a spiritual activity whose essence consists in the precise delineation of reality, which is revealed to the visionary imagination.” Read More…
Pochade Landscape Paintings – available in the gallery