Reverie is an impressionistic view of Pennsylvania’s Unami Creek Valley that blur the boundaries of certainty and fantasy. The valley is boulder strewn woodlands, meadows and creeks that have been largely unchanged since the time the Lenape Indians roamed this region. Contrary to the dark and threatening forests depicted in fables and movies, to me, the woods have always been an inviting and welcoming place, a refuge for enlightenment. This series transcends the real with the unreal by merging different photographic techniques reminiscent of painting. My intent is for the viewer to escape, if only for a moment, to an area of ethereal beauty and solitude.
Energize the senses
Love, beauty, mystery behold,
Live boldly, defy and fly.
Know your purpose, breakthrough
Everything wicked, good will vitalize
Everything pure, evil will tantalize.
Gaze at the allure
Different paths beckon,
Heed their pleas, heart open.
Examine, experience, understand
Aspire and guide,
Strong and impervious.
Hope, inspire, persevere
Live simply and creatively,
Each is an acrylic facemount framed in an LED Lightbox illuminated from behind to accentuate depth, color and light.