For the last six years my drawings have focused on the landscape of the midwestern United States, capturing infinity in clouds, stories, and myths; I paint religions by codifying the ephemeral into rituals. The sacred in myth or nature is an infinite ungraspable presence. A narrative is first coded into a recipe then ritualistically followed, invoking the god-form. The codification of the infinite places limits on the unconceivable. The representation of this code is a religion. Some parts of the ritual are in gestures, some lines and curves, and others pieces of wood floating above the plane of the paper.
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