Size:22" x 15"
Sandra Gail Teichmann-Hillesheim
6509 Brookside Road
Kansas City, MO 64113
I think I may be trying to challenge my need for systems, traditions, orders, and beliefs that categorize. Perhaps it is as my friend, Fred Dunn, quotes from Carl Jung, "Order and meaning are things that have become and are no longer becoming." To help me understand the organic whole and defy the predictable, I try to keep in mind, when writing and when painting, the six intrinsic shapes of nature: the oval, the wave, the meander, the honeycomb, the branch, the spiral (yes, I know, yet another set of controls . . . yet if I have these forms in mind when approaching canvas or paper, I might note a moment in passing, save a shadow, find a clarity). In both writing and painting, my purpose is to take joy in the moment, merge with the medium while knowing each piece holds the past as well as possibility for a new beginning, all an intricate and delicate dance . . .