Presentation on theme: "The Incarnated Word of God Orients My Art. Spirit on the Water Creation Series 1991 In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the."— Presentation transcript:
Spirit on the Water Creation Series 1991 In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. He was with God in the beginning.
Let Earth Put Forth Creation Series 1991 Through him all things were made;…
The Peaceable Kingdom Creation Series 1991 …without him nothing was made that has been made;
Creation of Humankind Creation Series 1991 In him was life, and that life was the light of people.
Through him all things were made; without him nothing was made that has been made. God is the Creator God Creates God’s Creation is Dynamic (Forces Set in Motion) God’s Creation is Magnificent God’s Creation is Everlasting I am creative. I remake (remark). My art is static (sometimes gains life) My impact is small. Might I leave a trace?
Jonah 1995 …and study the Word, through Visual Exegesis!
Jonah (Detail) Jonah is seen in deep spiritual confusion; floating, buffeted by currents and breakers, sinking, submerged, part human and part fish. Fetal, hands clasped, and drawn inward, he laments his weakness and loneliness, praying to God for mercy and salvation.
Jonah 1995 Jonah’s deliverance is depicted as an acrobatic spiritual resurgence. Free from encumbrance, the open figure’s leap and reach are juxtaposed with the cruciform fluke of the whale.
The ape, most intelligent of the animals, makes a strong and complex statement to the zebra, who is only capable of seeing the issue in “black and white.” The parrot screeches a radical point of view, while the lizard is only tense, gripping the earth. These temperaments coexist in delicate balance. Peaceable Kingdom Fable
There was just a continent without much on it under a sky that never cared less. Ready for change the elbows waited. The hands gripped hard on the desert. from “At the Bomb Testing Site” -- William Stafford