Turquoise Spider Eggs

The Painting Turquoise Spider Eggs utilizes vivid colors and expressionistic brush strokes to explore the autonomous creative impulse while also attempting to create a celebration of Nature and a heightened awareness of the need to preserve our habitat. The result feels dreamlike and somewhat ambiguous, as is our tendency to mystify global threats and blur…

Leda and the Swan and The Illuminating Gas

This is the first painting I completed after arriving to Brazil. It bridges a long journey I have taken since first discovering Carl Jung’s writings about alchemy when I was in graduate school. Alchemy was a language I understood from my early studies of Eastern philosophy. The purifying and transformative process of alchemy, i.e., the…