I had ‘gone dark’ for a while, and it was good to be back in the world. I’d been in the studio for a very long time, largely cut off from social media, news, events, people, even the stream of life. I had profound realizations, and… read more
Here are a few photos of my latest work. It is a commissioned piece, a 16 x 16 gallery wrapped canvas prepped with many layers of white gesso to smooth out the canvas cross stitching, which gives me the ability to create a lot more detail.
Harbinger, one of my most viewed of my artworks, is also one of my personal favorites. Everything went smooth, and it was the first painting that I took a few photos of the work in progress. …the piece took several hours to produce. Like all my pieces, it took an enormous amount of work… read more
Part II His story as an artist began over forty-two years ago. It has culminated to this point where it has reached its most vivid, vital role and reaches deeper into the roots of his soul than ever before. He feels an extreme connection to what he does and feels that the universe works through… read more
Part I Bart is an abstract artist. His need to create is because of the need to bring something new into the world, that once did not exist, something that is now is a part of this world, tangible, full of color, intricacy, intrigue, beauty. And it is an extension of him. It… read more
I’ve named this series Visual Psychotropics. The definition of psychotropics: affecting mental activity, behavior, or perception, as a mood-altering drug. In this case, the art as a psychotropic. This process involves many stages. Over the years, it has become a carefully planned, meticulous process, involving two or three colors of different viscosities, acrylic,… read more