Light Reactive Paintings
I paint Thin Spaces; moments that feel as though something more profound is happening than just what you see with your eyes.
I use Light as a medium, along with acrylic, sand, salt, crushed glass, sea shells, garnet, quartz, candle wax, cinnamon... I'm openminded. Each painting is meditative, and changes appearance throughout the day, season, and year. My art is also light reactive into the UV spectrum and will continue to glow into the night.
Why circles? Atoms, molecules, planets and stars, the cycles of time, and the universe itself all exist within a circle, radiating outward, with no beginning or end. In Zen, every circle is unique, and can be seen as the fingerprint of the artist who created it. Some hold that a Zen circle is the depiction of enlightenment itself.
I am inspired by stars, sunsets, tropical beaches, humidity, coloring books, crayons, glo-worms and lite-brites, the Disneyland Main Street Electrical Parade, Jules Verne, The Science Channel, Middle-Earth, geology, ancient technology and civilizations, astronomy, sacred geometry, spirituality, stained glass windows, sea glass, telescopes, down-tempo music, wisdom, rainbows, fireflies, water and light.
Here I am on Hang Time with Jack Conte and Taryn Arnold:
Here Taryn interviews me on Calling All Creators:
Here I am on IntoConnection, an international show based in Holland, connecting vloggers around the world:
Here's all that boring official looking stuff, in case you were super interested. ;)
A Light in the Dark - 4 Elements Gallery - 2013 - Los Angeles, CA
Studio C - 2012 - Los Angeles, CA
Studio C - 2011 - Los Angeles, CA
The Rebel Unit - 2010 - Santa Ana, CA
William Meire Gallery - 2009 - Laguna Beach, CA
Townley Fine Art - 2007 - Laguna Beach, CA
Twitter Art Exhibit - Exhale Unlimited Gallery - 2013 - Los Angeles, CA
4 Elements Gallery - 2012 - Los Angeles, CA
The Rebel Unit - 2010 - Orange County, CA
The Happening Gallery - 2010 - Santa Monica, CA
Buena Park City Hall - 2008 - Orange County, CA
Immersion Art Festival - 2006 - Orange County, CA
PUBLIC ART INSTALLATION:
The Rising Sun - 2005 - Orange County, CA
Creative Director 2003-2007
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