October/November 2016 Artist of the Month
Of Earth and Sky, is an exploration of the Jungian notion that our outer world is a reflection of our inner state. The intention of Stephen Linsteadts’ paintings in this series is to stimulate conversation and awareness to a deeper inner connection to Nature and Her presence in a time of global chaos and an ever threatening climatic landscape. Time is split to reveal the secrets; the sacredness of the soul. Cindy Rinne stitches memories into textile collages; layering and obliterating fragments of cloth like the cycles of Nature.
The onlooker is invited to ride the creative spirit, to transcend the banal, to find respect and care for the planet and all of her inhabitants. Of Earth and Sky brings the distant and the close-up for each person to discover their own experiences and to see themselves