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“Electron Constellation”, oil on wood, 10×10 I love…

“Electron Constellation”, oil on wood, 10×10 I love continually playing with the macro / microcosm and I see the bees I’ve been painting as like little island planets with their own contained ecosystems and landscapes. I got really stuck halfway throu…

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The fourth painting in my exploration of the nature of numbers….

The fourth painting in my exploration of the nature of numbers. In geometry, three points define a flat surface. The fourth point defines depth, volume, and 3-dimensional space. Alchemy describes these four points as the four elements: air, fire, wat…

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Limited edition prints are available at www.animaanimus.org.

Limited edition prints are available at www.animaanimus.org.

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“To give us room to explore the varieties of mind and body into…

“To give us room to explore the varieties of mind and body into which our genome can evolve, one planet is not enough.” ― Freeman Dyson

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Cyanescens, oil on wood, 6″x6″, $195. Currently on view at Axis…

Cyanescens, oil on wood, 6″x6″, $195. Currently on view at Axis Gallery in Seattle. Purchase inquiries may be directed to [email protected]

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The time has come to embark on the minutely detailed world of…

The time has come to embark on the minutely detailed world of bees, interwoven with the surreal textures, colors and odd shapes of the natural world. Stay tuned for all the variations in this new body of work.

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After a whole month of contemplating Egyptian and alchemical…

After a whole month of contemplating Egyptian and alchemical symbolism, painting and stippling until my arm was on the edge of disjointing, I’m finally finished with “Solar Flight”, commissioned by the loveliest and most insightful of individuals. It’s an amazing process to co-create with another like mind to bring a new art piece into the world.

The concepts depicted center around the concept of metamorphosis. The Egyptians placed a strong emphasis on the scarab, a symbol derived from the dung beetle. They observed the beetle rolling it’s ball across the sand dunes and equated it with the sun, rolling across the sky. The sun, sinking into the sand and rising out of it again the next day, was at the center of Egyptian thought. Beetles would emerge from the dung ball, seemingly out of nowhere and the idea of abiogenesis, or spontaneous generation emerged.

The lotus flowers in this piece also contain strong symbolism. There is a Hindu belief comparing our consciousness to lotus flowers. The flowers, or our consciousness, are floating on a sea of waves. As we become more enlightened our flowers open. We look around and notice our surroundings, realize that we are riding on waves and see the patterns in our existence. My painting depicts blossoms in three different stages of opening.

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Cancer: water sign, cardinal, ruled by the moon. Along with…

Cancer: water sign, cardinal, ruled by the moon. Along with Scorpio and Pisces, Cancer forms the Watery Trigon. The Watery Trigon is one of four elemental trigons which go back almost as far as the first zodiac records in Mesopotamia. When a Trigon is …

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Glass Reality, 12″x12″, oil on wood For purchase…

Glass Reality, 12″x12″, oil on wood For purchase inquiries, visit www.animaanimus.org

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There are only a few prints left in my geometric shell series!…

There are only a few prints left in my geometric shell series! If you’d like one of your own, head on over to my online store. www.animaanimus.org.

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