I know this might be an odd item to post for Easter, but the last thing I expected to get out of a writing program was the discovery of a haunting painter. (Silly, as I ignored the fact that the class was in the Milton Rhodes Center for the Arts in Winston-Salem, NC)
Behind the lecturer was this painting entitled The Gathering.
Intense, no? I’ve seen a few graveyards like this, but not in this kind of light.
As great as the lecture was, I found myself studying this painting more than paying attention to the speaker. And I wasn’t alone. A couple of us took photos and one woman had already looked up the artist online at:
He explores the delicate polarity of life by showcasing nature before a backdrop of mist and manufactured landscapes.
This Asheville artist has me inspired.
Go to his site and check out more.
Oh, and . . .