Prologue

Definitions

This is a Beauty that is greater than my small mind. I don’t think that I could possibly encompass the full breath of it, but here is my attempt - my hope - to see the definitions speak for themselves. They live whether we acknowledge them or not. They ar...

Definitions

Studies of the Curtain

As human consciousness started to leave its mark on cave walls and lumps of wood and stone, a wonder awoke. Man left the realm of concrete practicality to reach the edges of hope and understanding – the Curtain. With the passing of ages, the Curtain was further explored. Science, Philosophy, the Ar...

Studies of the Curtain

Input Sources

Visual perception (the intersection of human visual experience and decision) is an incredibly complex assimilation of information. Bottlenecked through optical nerves, a majority of visual experience is consciously glazed over and tuned out while some is unavoidably overlooked. Old bits and pieces are routinely crowded out to make room for ...

Input Sources

Undedicated Memorial

In an increasingly post-humanities society, it is recognized that the academy is the only place for such ‘absurd’ research as a rough comparison of a mythical everyman and a historic young death. As a practice itself, drawing is analogous to the humanities education; it is 'impractically' transient – inviting dialogue and even c...

Undedicated Memorial

Sincerely, Jack

SINCERELY, JACK A multi-section work that collides the myth and history in Jack of the giant killing and water fetching variety and Abraham Lincoln's only grandson. These mythologized ‘everymen’ characters meld and viscerally separate as the reluctant hero meets the unrealized potential. With a sense of mourning and extinguished youth, Amer...

Sincerely, Jack

History Drawings

Exploring the inheritance of history and the role of memorial and remembrance, these works focus on the relationship of an inscription of human mark and a chronology where facts dance with myth. Study for 'Big Wig' Generally, Metropolitan Remembrance of our Past, In Hope to our Future

History Drawings

Woodworkdrawing

Beginning as a formal study of drawing - through cuts and marks made in space, these functional, sculptural drawings became a way to investigate the ideas of power, knowledge, and inheritance present in In Remembrance of our Past, In Hope to our Future and other drawings for the series. The ...

Woodworkdrawing

A Drawing Room

Pamphlets A DRAWING ROOM "Old men ought to be explorers/ Here and there does not matter/ We must be still and still moving/ Into another intensity/ for a further union, a deeper communion/ Through the dark cold and the empty desolation,/ The wave cry, the wind cry, the vast waters/ ...

A Drawing Room