Sol Luckman here. Thanks for checking out the art of Crow Rising on ArtFire!
As a longtime novelist and writer of nonfiction books, that I have been drawn to paint with ink certainly is not lost on me. And as I am when composing actual words, in my paintings I am committed to exploring and depicting energy: specifically, that engrossing spiral of universal creative energy that is consciousness.
I see the world, and paint it, with a shaman's eyes, as a place not wholly solid, but informed by a kinetic vibrancy that is fundamentally intelligent. I am describing, of course, Great Spirit. For Great Spirit is the world, just as the world is Great Spirit. And not one of us is left out of this simple, all-encompassing equation.
It is my intention that you, too, will see this universe of energy in my paintings, as objects condition space with their essence, and vice versa, and the outside conflates with the inside because All Is One. More »