Throughout history and in all cultures and civilizations, art has reflected either the
Earthly or the Spiritual. Specifically in the art of painting, certain artists have
attempted to address Spiritual issues and their interrelationship with the Physical, or
Caspar David Friedrich, Wassily Kandinsky and Mark Rothko were among such
All three of these artists were involved in exploratory aesthetic journeys. Such
journeys attempted to discover answers relating to questions of origin and state of
existence and they sought out such answers within the Spiritual Realm.
It is within this tradition, of attempting to explore the Spiritual Realm that my
work belongs. It is only through such exploration that answers to fundamental
questions related to existence will be found.
Art is a vehicle of exploration. It has the capability of exploring the Spiritual and
possibly providing for us a greater understanding of our existence.
If the only thing art teaches us is related to the world in which we are already aware
of, it teaches us nothing.
The artist must be capable of discovering aspects of Reality which others are not
aware of. Consequently, the artist acts as an intermediary between humanity and