Abstract Views Art Blog

Creating Art From Trash That Has The Power To Touch Hearts & Minds

Creating Art From Trash That Has The Power To Touch Hearts & Minds

These photos are of my most recently completed found object cross art assemblage. If you are a follower of my work you know the cross is a symbol that has appeared in my artwork often over the past two decades of my art career. Primarily the cross is widely recognized as a symbol of Christia...
Navigating The Art World As An Artist With Conservative Views

Navigating The Art World As An Artist With Conservative Views

Navigating the art world as an artist who has many conservative views has proven to be a journey fraught with challenges.  Conservative artists really stand out as minority voices in a predominantly liberal landscape. It's disheartening to witness how a significant portion of the liberal base wit...
Abstract Art: Embarking on An Introspective Quest

Abstract Art: Embarking on An Introspective Quest

Abstract art, to me, is a magnetic force that pulls at the strings of my imagination. It's not just about chaotic brushstrokes or random splashes of color; it's a realm where emotions, thoughts, and the very essence of one's soul intertwine on the canvas. What might seem like a simple act, a mere...
Hello 2024! New Year New Art

Hello 2024! New Year New Art

One of my close friends,  an art teacher for K-6 in Ohio., recently encouraged me to to purchase a Gelli Art Plates, as she had seen one of my works and asked me if I had done something with a gelli plate.  I explained to her I didn't even know what that was.  So she told me how much she loves th...