MindKnots
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MindKnots

Visual Art – Chicago, IL

I have a distinct memory of the closet door in my childhood bedroom. I'd stare at it as imposed sleep never came. The knots and grain patterns in the unfinished door would take the shapes of creatures, faces, and cosmic menageries. Like finding dragons in the formations of clouds, the mind's knack for interpretation has always beguiled me. This is the basis of my work. I paint almost exclusively on wood, and each piece is directly influenced by what I visualize in the natural formation. ...more