Redefining The Creative Process

The ongoing conversation and dialogue that take place as a result of the creative process is the method by which focus on self shifts to focus on connecting to and making sense of the world; It is in this way art-making is therapeutic, the creative process is transformative, and engaging with others is what makes it dynamic.

Mandala Series Part I: History and Cross-Cultural Use of the Mandala

From a historical, anthropological and purely aesthetic point of view, the mandala is a complex instrument that has been used for centuries by peoples of various cultures worldwide. Though the use of the mandala, its purpose, meaning, symbolism, and overall aesthetic vary drastically from culture to culture, the underlying intention of the mandala as representation of the self seems to be universal.

Tell me what you see #10

I thought I’d shake things up a bit and make #10 one of my three-dimensional creations. I’m really curious to see what people see in this piece. I was totally going with the flow and just pulled it together. I wasn’t consciously thinking about anything…but I was listening to some podcast-like programming whilst working on this,…

Tell me what you see #9

This image is significant. I know exactly what this image means to me. I’m not one to shy away from being exposed or unabashedly basking in the soft, luminous glow of my own vulnerability. So, go ahead…

Tell me what you see.

Tell me what you see #7 (Before & After)

I think the more detailed, patterned images like these are more difficult to discuss, as the repetitious design is so overpowering that any perceived meaning may be lost. What do you think? Tell me what you see in this image: P.S. This type of doodle is an example of the mini-mandalas that I find I am inclined to…