Creating a web site sounds easy. For years, people have asked if I have my work online. Well...
Considering the amount of work I have accumulated over the years, I did want to build a web gallery, but I have been reluctant to immerse myself in the selection, organization, editing, naming, and pricing process. The task seemed too overwhelming.
As I worked on the Penn Cove Project over the past year, I knew there needed to be some way to share the images and videos. A web site now seemed more practical than a gallery show and had the additional benefit of displaying other projects. The decision was slightly agonizing, thinking of the hours of work it would involve. However, I knew it was necessary if I wanted to share my work. With the help of my good friend Kim Tinuviel, I embarked on a task I imagine being the proverbial 'work in progress'.
So, here it is. I'm satisfied with the theme, colors, look and feel of this virtual gallery. After dozens of hours, over three months, the next phase is in place, though never finished... Reflection
Creativity is innate.
Each of us has a creative aspect.
Regardless of form; visual, performing, literary,
Through work and play, we each have talent.
Art allows our natural or learned talents to become physical,
Thus reflecting our nature as human beings.
Art is reflective of idea and emotion.
Depending on form composition and construction,
Art provokes the viewer to respond to sensual stimulus.
Artists seek to inform, excite, persuade, communicate, inspire,
Revealing perceptions of experienced reality.
Artists seldom discuss the meaning and purpose of Art.
Instead, focusing on their work,
Artists endeavor to solve self-imposed riddles
Involving the creative combination of
Intent and execution of idea.
Visual manifestations question issues of meaningful form.
Art is the resolution of head, hand, and heart.