I recently did the cover of a
book of poetry for a friend.
Bursting in Air, by Janice Alper, is filled with wonderful poems.*
The cover image titled, Woman in a Net,
made me realize that for the
past several months I have been experiencing
feelings of anxiety.
Woman in a Net
* For more information and to purchase her book,
contact Janice Alper, by email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Since March, I, like many
others, have been at home almost
all the time.
In the last month or two, I have been looking
through my past
photographs to select and work on those
that I think might become works of
art. Almost all of them
in common with Woman in a Net; that is,
they feature images of someone confined
Man in a V
A further search through my
images showed more works
that I created within the last few years containing
entangled in their surroundings.
A psychologist might tell
me that creating art provides a way for me to
Figure in the Mist VI
Once I came to this
realization, I did an about face
and looked for images that instill the
In my collection of photographs
of sky, water, and reflections
I found calmness and serenity. For the last few weeks,
I am now creating new
photographic images that convey
a sense of beauty and peace.
Whether you are dealing with high
anxiety or seeking serenity,
you can discover both in visual art.
Please visit my website to
see more of my images
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