What is a mystery? A mystery is a secret, a riddle, or an enigma.
Mystery is not the absence of light and meaning, but the presence of more
meaning than we can comprehend and the making of the light more brilliant and
pregnant with possibilities.
The very term mystery baffles the imagination... It is the animating force, the
reason why every man and woman gets up in the morning, and steps out into this
Once you get to the stage where you can be comfortable with possibilities and
not facts, the search for meaning in life becomes more enjoyable, the stuff of
being alive, especially if you can accept that you don’t know everything, and will
never know everything because there is always another perspective to every
A lot of the things that I once considered true have revealed themselves in my life
to be false, so that I can safely assume that any of my beliefs could be thrown on
their heads in the very next instance. Just peering into the mystery is enough for
me to enjoy the ride.
I think the art world maybe tiring of the fake, artificial and purely conceptual,
where you need to read about the visuals in order to understand them. I think we
are ready for visuals that directly impact the viewers at a deep level, making
them aware of life beyond the superficial...the enigma of life and its secrets…
As Francis Bacon once said, "The role of Art is to show Mystery"... That is what I
am hoping my body of work will do, induce viewers to start exploring "mystery" in
their lives. This can have a profound effect on helping people to become more
compassionate in their lives. This in turn will effect communities and society in
positive ways as people become less selfish and more generous in their views.