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 The word Mandala means "circle".  A Mandala represents wholeness, a cosmic diagram reminding us of our relation to infinity, extending beyond and within our bodies and minds. The mandala appears to us in all aspects of life, the Earth, the Sun, the Moon and more obviously the circles of life encompassing friends, family and communities.   Mandalas are circular designs symbolizing the notion that life is never ending. Many mandalas have spiritual significance to an individual or group of individuals. The Hindus were one of the first people to use a mandala as a spiritual tool, but the mandalas most individuals are familiar with, are...

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In my artwork, I strive for an artistic style characterized by the use of details and mental associations to evoke subjective and sensory impressions rather than the re-creation of objective reality. I aim to capture a momentary, sensory effect – the impression an object makes on the eye in a fleeting instant, art that does not necessarily rely on realistic depictions. What the eye perceives and what the brain understands are two different things and I seek to capture the former - the optical effects of light or the passage of time and so on. I think it is hard...

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