Artist's Questions

Do the paintings have a theme?

Are the paintings personal?

Are the paintings universal?

Are the paintings socialist?

Do the paintings speak of the interconnectedness of all things?

Do the paintings employ simple shapes and forms?

Do the simple forms cause faster neurological firings in the brain?

Are these forms natural to the shaping of clay in the human hand?

Do the forms feel familiar and natural?

Do the forms remain open for interpretation?

Are these forms found in prehistoric art?

Are these forms found in early art?

Are these forms found in Mayan and Aztec Art?

Are these forms found in Near Eastern art? African art?

Do the paintings relate to cave paintings?

Do the paintings represent the veil between our inner selves and the outer world?

Do the paintings have a cultural history?

Do the paintings use forms from pop culture?

Do the paintings use the language of cartoons?

Do the paintings reference Anime and vinyl toys?

Do the paintings have a locale they are drawn from?

Do the paintings come form North America?

Do the paintings come form the west coast?

Do the paintings relate to childhood influences?

Are the Paintings vulgar?

Are the paintings in “bad taste”?

Do the paintings have roots in the 1960s?

Do the paintings reference “Big Daddy Roth” and Mad magazine?

Are the paintings influenced by Jimi Hendrix?

Are the paintings Psychedelic?

Are the paintings influenced by Jazz?

Does jazz involve harmonic and melodic mastery for the sake of improvisation?

Do the paintings reference the history of painting?

Do the paintings employ the skill set of historic painting?

Do the paintings employ the classical method of light and form?

Is the classical method learnt from the study of the figure?

Is the classical method learnt from the study of still life?

Can the figure be painted without knowledge of anatomy?

Can an improvisation on the figure be created without knowledge of anatomy?

Do the paintings use forms from the Italian renaissance?

Do the paintings use the forms of the Mannerists?

Do the paintings present forms in space?

Do the paintings aspire to the state of theatre?

Do the paintings aspire to the state of music?

Do the paintings aspire to the state of dance?

Are the paintings sacred?