My work is about the investigation of mind thru art. We cannot avoid thoughts, but through awareness of our pitfalls, beauty, strengths and weaknesses we can open windows into the mind. The process of my contemplative art practice is to visually embody the blind spots as a result of our thoughts.
“What was Once a Home” is a series of drawings that documents foreclosed homes in the Chicago area.
New York, London, Rome, Budapest are some of the towns which delight me.
The drawings are strongly inspired by these cities or they show an amalgamation of any of these exisiting places. It takes between two weeks and half a year to finish each piece, altough I work on several pieces at the time.
A survivor of a traumatic brain injury that occurred at age ten Bredimus relates, “After the accident visual language became my first language and primary mode of expression, solidifying my life in the visual arts”.
One of the artist’s favorite memories was watching a blind man experience his work for the 1st time. As the man ran his hands over a large 3-dimensional portrait tediously constructed with 10’s of thousands of screws over 100’s man hours, his blank expression suddenly transformed into a warm smile.
Steve Rose is a graduate of OCAD with a major in drawing and painting. He has exhibited his work extensively and has a diverse background as an artist/educator.
It is the willingness to be open to the creative spirit that moves in all us & trusting our own innate knowledge and giving it permission to come through in our artwork. Pure Process is accessing the deeper, mysterious and hidden places within our soul that have no words.
“You are the one who is divinely inspired to be the one to take the drawings to the world.” My mission came through Alma, from her Source of guidance, Aba, in 1972. At twenty-five I did not realize the implications; now, forty years later, I understand.
‘Lynn Gray’s images are described as fiery ethnic portrait and self-portrait drawings. She feels it is the viewer’s responsibility to complete the drawing through self-reflection and questioning what it means to have and engage in an inclusive community spirit and presence.’
Ryan was born in Western Massachusetts where he still resides today with his wife and two daughters. A gifted artist from early childhood, Ryan attended The Ringling College of Art and Design and Paier College of Art. Early in his career Ryan was privileged to attend John Seery-Lester’s “Wilderness Art Workshop” in Denali National Park.