The Waters of Our Endless Dreams

2004 • 84”x216”

In the 30 years I have been painting I have come to love the connection to the unconscious self, including the darker side represented here by the snake figures. In the early years the dark side held true dread and fear for me but through familiarity it has evolved to the nature of ‘things that go bump in the night.’ Often my dreams refer to creation of art, myself or of worlds to live in.


We had taken the sludge from an old world and divided it into three parts. It was our job to awaken these new worlds by fertilizing them every half hour, metaphorically speaking. When they were ready we could live in one of these new worlds or even choose to revive the old one and live there.

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