Silence and solitude seem to be the theme this week on the blog. Well, most weeks, I guess. Today, I am featuring a new painting that will be part of my Native Voice exhibit opening three weeks from today on June 5 at the Principle Gallery in Alexandria. It is a 24″ by 36″ canvas and is titled Solitude and Reverence.
It’s a painting that has really hung with me here in the studio, my gaze often going to it through the day as I work on other things. There’s a sense of fullness and completeness, a quality I can’t fully describe here, in it that pleases me, that makes me want to study it and absorb it a bit longer.
Perhaps it is because I feel that this painting is even more personal and self-referential, seeing myself as the Red Tree, isolated in the solitude of my work which…
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