My favorite artistic experience is doing what I call my “Intuitive Art”. These pieces come to me via a source outside of myself, often with information attached. Sometimes I will have an image in my mind for months, just waiting for me to express it. Other times, it is an immediate expression of an energy that flows through me.
These pieces are personal and emotional for me, and often are the first step along a path of a kind of treasure hunt. Generally I choose not to research the information I receive, instead I wait for the answer to surface as if by magic. The less I interfere with the process the better, so I don’t want to cloud the pure with conscious information.
I have been doing a series of these drawings with a Native American focus for many years. I have an affinity for the predicament of the attempted elimination of the Native American cultures by the influx of European religious and social belief systems. These images flow right through me, as if I am to tell the stories in pictorial form.