The Importance of Art

Unlocking the Puzzle of Symbols in Art

I explored a checkered theme in many paintings over a period of about fifteen years. As I was able to gradually unlock my feelings of disgust and rage and begin to heal, the checkered patterns become fragmented. Not only did they portray how abuse split my mind and the deep agony I felt, they also showed that one day I would heal sufficiently to forgive and rise like the sun, free from the cloud of grief and pain and darkness that had stopped me living to my highest potential. Read…