Friday, December 5, 2014

Animal Magnetism

I'm honored to be a featured artist for 2nd Saturday gallery walk this month (Dec 13, 2014)
at ARTicles Gallery (

threads of strange

so...  we all have differing degrees of normal and differing sources of inspiration...  one artist that i hold as a touch stone of encouragement is Edward Gorey... but before Gorey there was Alfred Kubin... not the graphic contrasting black and white impact that i love Gorey for but seemingly a kindred spirit, perhaps an influence...obviously there have been "weirdos" for all ages. this rant brought to you by the article i read in today's paper about tim burton filming in my area next year and how off beat he is... and the reality check i had to make about what is normal to me and how really unimaginative a lot of the world lets itself be... 
shown here "male sphinx" 1903 by alfred kubin