Gate to Mystery (2008)

This is one of a series of ‘gates’ or portals in my collection. I like the idea of a door leading somewhere mysterious. Each gate has its own character and destination of course. As a contact to this 'mysterious' view of the future, see my Gate to the Future in my collection. Whatever lies ahead is always the future, even if you know what will happen. It’s unknown and that has a way of thrilling or frightening. A mystery does not have to be something bad. This gate can lead to anything. Mystery is dark because of the absence of knowledge. What lies on the other side of this gate? Is it a good surprise or a bad one? The only way you’ll ever find out is to conquer your apprehension and open it. If you look at my artwork you will notice the one consistency is the lack of ...

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This is one of a series of ‘gates’ or portals in my collection. I like the idea of a door leading somewhere mysterious. Each gate has its own character and destination of course. As a contact to this 'mysterious' view of the future, see my Gate to the Future in my collection. Whatever lies ahead is always the future, even if you know what will happen. It’s unknown and that has a way of thrilling or frightening. A mystery does not have to be something bad. This gate can lead to anything. Mystery is dark because of the absence of knowledge. What lies on the other side of this gate? Is it a good surprise or a bad one? The only way you’ll ever find out is to conquer your apprehension and open it. If you look at my artwork you will notice the one consistency is the lack of consistency. I try to make each piece different from all the others. With each piece I try something new and try to learn something in the process making each piece a process of self discovery.

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