How does an artist "explain" their thought process? Why should they, after all, is it not the end result that provides such an explanation? If we have to explain our process, does it not really indicate that we "have to" otherwise the meaning is lost? Is art the same as architecture, where explanation is required to ensure programmatic compliance? No. I don't think so. My art is here for you. It stands on its own. My thinking however, is occasionally brought into question by those who cannot imagine what I imagine. And, I want them to see what I see. And what I see is a moving reality affected by my own humanity, my own beliefs about purpose, existence, and value. My inner world is probably very much different than most.
These works you've seen before, and if you attended our open house in April 2009, you saw this segment woven into a longer video. I have extracted it and replayed it here because of all the writings, notes and videos to date, I think it is the best attempt yet at capturing my thought process and my feelings toward my work. Some of these works are nearly fifteen years old now. The signal I receive from them is still valid. So, they stay. They continue to live on.