Day 364

One Year Later Part 2 Acrylic on canvas A piece spanning the final three days of CognEYEzant. (Today’s part, approximately 2’x1′ took all of 10 hours to complete.)…Nearly there. 364 days done, 1 to go.

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Day 363

One Year Later Part 1 Acrylic on canvas A piece spanning the final three days of CognEYEzant. (Today’s part, approximately 2’x1′ took all of 10 hours to complete.) 363 days done, 2 to go.

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Day 362

Hopeful Burning: Inspired by Jesmyn Ward’s Quote “I burn, and I hope.” Ink on paper Just over one year ago “The Fire This Time”, a collection of essays and poems edited by author Jesmyn Ward, lit a fire within me. A fire kindled with just five words, “I burn, and I hope.” Just over one…

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Day 361

Youth of the Homo Sapiens Final Part* Ink and India ink on paper “Youth of the Homo Sapiens” is inspired by childhood. Many of my most vivid memories are from when I was very young, perhaps because the world felt so intriguing and stable then, it still does now—but less often. To me, childhood seems…

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Day 359

She Found the Moment, and Together We Existed: Almost Inside: Emoting Final Part* Watercolor and gouache on paper Reverence washed over the room as Alice Walker took the stage. In the moments that followed, for time had turned into moments, Walker’s words filled up the space between everyone sitting beneath the high ceilings. In a…

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Day 358

Dreamscape Final Part*: The Dream Gouache and acrylic on paper In the dream, I walked across a hall. In the center of the hall was a fountain, turned off because the museum was closed for the night. At the end of the hall, facing me, were nine paintings. And I stared at those paintings until…

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