In the Studio — art
“Cut open to the Glory. The poignant insides that claim me. The loyalty that erupts. When she looks at me I want to be my best self.”
Sometimes words are told to convince me. They take shape and pierce through my assumptions. They prod my intellect. They mush my brain around. I can change because of them. I can be different than I am right now. A riverbed changes with the seasons as the water rushes and trickles. There is a rhythm to change. It happens all the time around us. But when you speak to me, the average amount of change amps up and you convince me of what I never thought possible.
"The Yearning for You is Endless" The idea for this painting came from a song I wrote years ago called “The Yearning” I have the full lyrics listed with the painting here, and you can also hear it on itunes or spotify or whatever because I released it on my last record. The lyrics really inform the painting. You can almost see the “oyster shells as my palms” or the way that the painting illustrates “I will wait for the pearls to form layer by layer…” I had this image in my head for a while waiting to become a...