Art has Two Constants

He realized more vividly than ever before, that art had two constants, two unending preoccupations: it is always meditating on death and it is always thereby creating life. –Boris Pasternak, Doctor Zhivago The spark of life within us glimmers and shines, and occasionally adversity or blessing fans the spark into a bonfire. That animated nucleus […]

Lit by the Imagination

The possible’s slow fuse is lit by the Imagination – Emily Dickinson There is a vast unseen universe all about us. The terms and definitions we give to the objects in our world spring from some imaginary place. What perceptible innate quality does one object posses that differentiates it from a similar object? The realm […]

One Hand Extended into the Universe

“Art is standing with one hand extended into the Universe and one hand extended into the world, and letting ourselves be a conduit for passing energy.” Albert Einstein All creativity involves revealing one’s inner self to the world. The urge to create forces the artist to remove portions of their self-protective barriers. A connection must […]