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…

Of Sky and Earth Exhibit

Of Earth and Sky is a two-person exhibit by Stephen Linsteadt and Cindy Rinne at the Claremont Community Foundation. The exhibit is an exploration of the Jungian notion that our outer world is a reflection of our inner state. The intention of Stephen Linsteadts’ paintings is to stimulate conversation and awareness to a deeper inner connection…

The Heart of the Hero

The Heart of the Hero, by Stephen Linsteadt, shows readers how to ask their heart for guidance during periods of emotional unrest and uncertainty. It is based on sacred geometry and the heart’s connection to number as the pervasive language of the heart. In addition to being a practical self-help tool, this book examines the…

“The Beauty of Curved Space” – a collection of poetry

Announcing the release of “The Beauty of Curved Space” by Glass Lyre Press: AVAILABLE: Amazon Glass Lyre Press Scalar Heart Connection “Stephen Linsteadt’s “The Beauty of Curved Space” navigates the physical and metaphysical world, moving adroitly between a profoundly intuitive and cerebral nature. His voice is that of future man, comfortable between the waves of…

Mythology and Resilience

A Conversation between Author & Painter Stephen Linsteadt and Mythologist & Transition Entrepreneur Willi Paul. First published by             Stephen Linsteadt [SL] and Willi Paul [WP] ROUND 1 [SL] Carl Jung held the opinion that civilization is influenced on a global level by certain archetypal energies arising from the Precession…

Stephen Linsteadt paintings "Of Sky and Earth"

Of Sky and Earth

The alchemist’s motto “as above, so below” is most beautifully represented by sky and earth, particularly when they are reflected in water and appear to switch places. It was the art critic John Ruskin who pointed out that it is our habit to ignore the infinite vastness of sky. Instead, we tend to think of…

Drowning Nymphs in Paint

Drowning Nymphs in Paint Water nymphs lurking beneath pools of paint shape-shift into images of my paranoia and the foolishness of flesh. If my mind could glimpse my soul it would not return, mesmerized by the radiance of essence. Yet it remains vacant behind blobs of paint laid out on my disposable palette. Anticipation is…