…And so I keep painting, pursuing that tantalizing sense of completion, of wholeness, of arriving at a final destination that eludes me, like the heat shimmer on a summer highway keeping its perfect distance. There’s a scene early on in the movie The Matrix, when Trinity and Neo first meet. “It’s the question that drives us”, she whispers to him. I believe we each have our own question that is also a fragment of a universal question. I paint as a means of visually exploring my connection to The Mystery, and making my discoveries visible to others.