Category Archives: Memory/Shadow boxes

Summer Painting Shadow box in A Winter Day!

After yesterday’s serendipitous find of a summer abstract painting in my studio, I began the meticulous process of constructing with balsa wood and white acrylic paint, the supporting structure for the interior of my new shadow box. Literally clueless but, … Continue reading

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Dreaming of summer on a winter day!

Enfolded by wintry days painted with gray and cloudy skies, carpeted with snow on the ground, and breezy  cold temperatures outside, I came to my studio to fidget with the creation of a new shadow box and in the process, … Continue reading

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Naturaleza Muerta!

Deeply concerned with the pollution of the environment by sectors of our multi-national industrial and financial society, I created a few shadow boxes in the early 1980’s expressing this concern of which “Naturaleza Muerta” (1984) is the only one in … Continue reading

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The Universe Inside A Magic Box

Artworks are like the artist’s children.  Many of them migrate from the studio never to be seen again.  Others may show up one day out of the blues to revive old memories, to elicit reflection, and to bring smiles to … Continue reading

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Creativity and intuition are symbiotic forces, Caryatids in my art

Navigating the uncharted waters of intuition is an adventure when only guided by the compass of my creativity.  Or should it be the other way around? The truth is that creativity and intuition are symbiotic forces, pillars in my art! … Continue reading

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Electronics: An evolutionary medium for reinventing ourselves?

This is another one of my shadow boxes inspired by the rapid development of electronics and high technology creating ripples in our society during the mid 1980’s. Just as I did in the previous construction boxes, I used my favorite … Continue reading

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The Marking –Revelation, 13.17

Perhaps this is one of the most enigmatic verses in the book of Revelation…“the marking with the number of the beast”. I decided to create the shadow box of “Apocalypse” as a double box.  The reverse side of the box … Continue reading

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