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17 Jun 2017
Stratosphere

Stratosphere

“Making a dream come true is like taking control of an airplane high up in the stratosphere and landing it safely on the ground – a measure of forethought, skill and courage is definitely required.” – Silvia Hartmann The stratosphere is a layer of the earth’s atmosphere which extends upward above the surface of earth. This painting is called Stratosphere as it features a flow of cosmic rays symbolizing positive energy.  These rays are glowing reminders of the visions in […]

20 May 2017
Vortex

Vortex

“The image is more than an idea. It is a vortex or cluster of fused ideas and is endowed with energy.” – Ezra Pound A vortex is a whirling mass such as a whirlpool, flame, or tornado.  It draws in everything around it and causes a powerful current of chaos and disarray. This painting is called Vortex and it was inspired by an emotional flux.  The spinning motion in this painting leads to the center of enlightenment and self-preservation.  Amid […]

19 Apr 2017
Aviary

Aviary

“Ideas are like birds. If you don’t keep them, they fly away.  If you write them down, they become birds of aviary; anytime you want to hear them tweet, you visit them.” – Unknown A delightful tribute to creatures of the air, Aviary features several images of birds.  Some are evident while others require the imagination to coax into view. The colors in the painting are bold and expressive as to highlight the blending of the seen and the unseen […]

19 Mar 2017
Shine

Shine

“Enthusiasm is the yeast that makes your hopes shine to the stars. Enthusiasm is the sparkle in your eyes, the swing in your gait. The grip of your hand, the irresistible surge of will and energy to execute your ideas.” – Henry Ford Optimism is the key to success.  When you radiate, or shine with positivity and confidence, it will be revealed in everything you do. This painting is called Shine as it produces light and vivacity.  The ripples of […]

17 Feb 2017
Zeal

Zeal

“Zeal without knowledge is fire without light.” – Thomas Fuller The absorption of knowledge is the beginning of energetic fusion through the soul.  It’s the spark or idea that creates the fervor or zeal in the exploration of a great cause. This painting is called Zeal as it ignites a soul-fire with exhilaration for knowledge.  The colors and flow in this painting express that fervency. What cause are you zealous about? May the fire of zeal always light your soul […]

19 Jan 2017
Festival

Festival

“May the festival of light encircle your life with joy and happiness. Success comes at your home.” – Anonymous “Life is a festival only to the wise.” – Anonymous Festivals, jubilees and celebrations take place around the world to commemorate special events and observances or holidays in different cultures. Some festivals are religious while others are seasonal and artful. This painting is called Festival and it’s a celebration of life and the quest for happiness.  It’s a parade of dreams […]

17 Dec 2016
Celestial

Celestial

“Love is a portion of the soul itself, and it is of the same nature as the celestial breathing of the atmosphere of paradise.” – Victor Hugo As we approach the end of another year, we are reminded of time, age and the future. Time brings change and endings bring new beginnings. This painting is called Celestial as it reflects paradise which transcends new beginnings.  The colors represent life everlasting, where time stands still and the beauty of age is […]

16 Nov 2016
Harvest

Harvest

“Reason clears and plants the wilderness of the imagination to harvest the wheat of art.” – Austin O’Malley Without hard work and persistence, growth is stagnant and the harvest of hope and transformation comes up short. This painting is an abstract view of a wine vineyard ready for harvesting.  Teams of harvesters come together to gather grapes in the process of making a flawless bottle of wine.  Balance and perfection takes work and determination. We should all strive to be […]

17 Oct 2016
Autumn

Autumn

“Winter is an etching, spring a watercolor, summer an oil painting and autumn a mosaic of them all.” – Stanley Horowitz “I see the turning of a leaf dancing in an autumn sun, and brilliant shades of crimson glowing when the day is done.” – Hazelmarie Mattie Elliott I just love autumn quotes. There are so many flowery words and adjectives to describe the atmosphere that ushers in this colorful season.  Words like “golden” and “crisp” or “saffron” and “cinnamon”.  […]

19 Sep 2016
Laser

Laser

“The successful warrior is the average man, with laser-like focus.” – Bruce Lee “Finding your center” is a phrase that is generally used in meditation and self-examination.  It begins with a journey of conscious behavioral patterns. Inhaling and exhaling–out with the old, in with the new.  It’s the search for the nucleus of your soul. This painting Laser is a spotlight exposing the deep hollows of your soul.  It highlights our truest beliefs and brings them to light.  The colors […]