Miniatures to Murals Unhinged

8/4/17 “What does an image mean when it’s unhinged from it’s own representation.” Shahzia Sikander Shahzia Sikander is a contemporary artist who’s voice seems poignant and relevant. This statement is from an interviews with her that I recently listened to. I resonated with it because it made me consider more deeply the meaning of things […]

Beyond the Canvas Borders

8/20/15 Notes to Myself: A canvas in it’s literal interpretation is a closely woven cloth. In the art world its often stretched over a wood frame and painted upon. Many artists expand on the more traditional interpretation of “canvas”. While I paint what I see in nature, on canvas, in the literal sense. The following […]

A Globalized Aesthetic

Last night I attended an exhibit called “World Sampler” at Artworks in Trenton, NJ. It was a group exhibit with a variety of works of art that spoke to an emerging “globalized aesthetic”.  It also touched on the idea that “we live in a world that is constantly changing and becoming conceptually smaller and more […]