As a writer and a poet, I've known for some time that my words are the wings of my emotions. However, as an artist I know that my abstract images are my emotions made manifest. I also know that art is and always has been the language of the soul. And I believe that it is through art that I can best communicate with my soul and spirit and your soul and spirit, and in so doing transform and grow beyond my limiting beliefs and struggles into absolute freedom.
All of the arts can be portals into the deepest and most remote aspects of who we really are. The Realm of art is music, dance, body movement, painting, drawing, design and architecture, sculpture, theater, writing prose or poetry, mythic ritual, and yes all of the highest and most aesthetic aspects of science, philosophy, and mathematics.
By risking whatever we must risk to leap through any of the many gateways of art and science, we give ourselves the gift of opportunity to awaken within us the long dormant languages of image and rhythm. These are experiential languages, like the language of touch.
Most of these languages are metaphors for expressing what is often inexpressible in words alone. In this way, we are invited by our soul to reawaken in our conscious mind the unconscious spiritual languages that have slept, and occasionally stirred, far too long in our hearts.
For the past 25 years I have been creating art which ...