THE RESURRECTION OF THE CREATIVE ETERNAL 72 x 52 inches, Cast plaster and hand dyed Japanese silver leaf, 2012
In Norse mythology, a Valkyrie “chooser of the slain” is one of a host of female figures who decide which soldiers die in battle, and which will live. For me, the Valkyrie heralds not death, but rather, a resurrection, a rebirth into the realm of the creative.
Art is the afterlife of the creative. Immortality is achieved through the physical expression of the self, the painter’s hand forever traced within the flourish of a crimson mark, the author’s words forever spoken, and the sculptor’s eyes forever astonished by the miracle of creation. This is my requiem, a REQUIEM FOR THE IMMORTAL….