Lost Luggage of Soul


2017
printing ink, plaster, Super Snow, acrylic
24 in. x 36 in.

I experimented with directly painting feelings in this piece. Through mixing plaster and Super Snow, and adding thick ink to the mixture, I created three-dimensional textures on canvas. I played around with creating tensions between black and white, blocks of color and granularity, immensity and triviality, and gravity and lightness. I hope to let the painting deliver, though only as a tiny fraction, an experience of awe.


Souls can't move that quickly, and are left behind, and must be awaited, upon arrival, like lost luggage.”
        ― William Gibson, Pattern Recognition