the three marquetries, the Solitary shadow-memory cowboy lingers
as a reminder of a brief era, yet is a powerful icon of timeless
adventure and detached freedom. The Antler is an Echo of Life's
persistence; all that remains is natural selections's calcified
emblem. The Yellow Snake, the Cosmic Traveller who is a recurring
symbol in our work, travels through the marquetry tryptich, escaping
the lasso's snare.
convoluted sculpted surfaces and overall shape suggests a blend
of the organic nature of our earth with the Universe's raw, elemental
stone and slag. The flying stones, density personified, represent
Ultimate Freedom. Oh yes-the title is an acronym, an essential
Conundrum of What and Who we are and How we can come to know
that, and the mirror serves to give us a distorted glimpse of
our Dark side. The Lamp reminds us that even the smallest Light
brightens the darkest Darkness, bringing a balance.