Windows to the Soul Series

The Windows to the Soul series was done between 1998-2000. This series was born out of searching for my personal style. I was at the California State University at Northridge. I was studying to achieve my BA in Fine art with the concentration in painting.  I wanted to paint something from my internal being, not copying another’s style or photograph.


Shamanic Noetica – Complete

    Shamanic Noetica
Shamanic Noetica completely assembles measures 6 ft x 8 ft. There are very archetypal images in the creations. Maybe there are things that you see that I don't. This is how I began doing the Windows to the Soul Series: I was working in Acrylics and had a beautiful piece of wood covered and sanded with gesso. Oh, my... the pure wood canvas was terrifying. So I put some acrylic medium and laid a paper covered in charcoal into it. As I pealed up the paper, it left a random smudge of charcoal imbedded into the medium. When it dried I had my music playing and sat and ...

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Shamanac Noetica – Top Left Panel

    Acyrlic on canvas
This is a Detail of the painting Shamanic Noetica and is positioned in the top left corner of the painting. Acrylic on canvas over wood. This piece of the painting is 2’x 4’. It was painted in 2000.

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Shamanac Noetica – Top Right Panel

This is a Detail of the painting Shamanic Noetica and is positioned in the top right corner of the complete painting. This is not a recent work it was painted in 2000. The dimensions of this portion of the painting is 2’x4’. Acrylic on canvas over wood.

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Shamanac Noetica – Bottom Left Panel

    Shamanic Noetica - detail bottom left
This is a Detail of the painting Shamanic Noetica and is positioned in the bottom left corner of the complete painting. The dimensions of this portion of the painting is 4’x4’. Acrylic on canvas over wood.

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Shamanic Noetica – Bottom Right Panel

    Shamanic Noetica - detail bottom right
This is a detail of the large painting Shamanic Noetica. It is part of the series “Windows to the Soul” This is the bottom right corner of the painting. The size is 4’x4’ Acrylic on canvas over wood. I would consider the Windows to the soul series “Surreal”

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Lost Innocence

36"x40" Acrylic on canvas. 1999 My goal here was to continue my Windows to the Soul Series, but, to change from using charcoal and wood painting surface to only acrylic and painting on a canvas surface.  I feel that I was successful.

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In the Beginning

SOLD - 36"x18" Mixed media, Acrylic, charcoal on masonite with an old wood window frame.1998

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Brambles

24"x36" Mixed Media, Acrylic, charcoal, old wood window frame and antique barbed wire. 1998

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The Kiss (re-worked)

SOLD - 18"x30  Mixed media, acrylic, charcoal, on masonite with an old window frame - SOLD

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The Kiss

SOLD - 18"x30" Mixed media, Acrylic, Charcoal, pastel, on masonite with old wood window frame. 1998. - SOLD

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Spirit of the Wolf

SOLD - 36"x19" Mixed Media, Acrylic, charcoal, on Masonite, and old wood window frame. 1998

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The Procession

The Procession 24"x30" Mixed Media, Acrylic, charcoal, on wood panel in an old wood window frame

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Life Cycle

Lifecycle
SOLD - 42"x22" Mixed media,  Acrylic and charcoal on wood with old wood window frame.

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Glimpse of the Past

25"x48" Mixed Media, Acrylic, charcoal, on wood and wood window frame

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Cry of the Earth

24"x30" Mixed media, acrylic, charcoal and old wood window frame.  This painting won honorable mention in 1998, CSUN student art show. The painting was stolen from my garage.

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Memories

36"x36" Mixed Media, Acrylic, charcoal on wood and old wood window frame.

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