2005 I began developing a few series of artwork in
which depictions of animals played a prominent role
in expressing themes relating to nature, spirituality,
and the existential search for meaning.
of the main series that arose includes my Deep
Thinkers series, in which
various animals are juxtaposed with evidence of human
thought, in the form of mathematical equations, quotes,
definitions, musical scores, etc. These pieces depict
a zen-like transcendent bridge between conceptual
thinking and animalistic consciousness.
other main series is termed Synchronal Variety - larger paintings that combine decorative abstraction
and meticulous photorealism in a contemporary wabi-sabi