Thirty-one Ways of Looking at a Nest:
The nest, offering protection, is seen as home; it may be felt as a gift, a mysterious key to Nature’s secrets. Nests reveal the fragility of our existence; the egg, our hope. Birds are builders and voyagers - symbols of freedom. I recall the painted bird from childhood. It spins around and whistles in the wind.
Inside the studio, the paintings are met by a real bird flying around. It hit the glass pane, landed on paint cans and the floor. I raised the window and became a matador forcing it outside with waves of my shirt.