February 5 th 2010

Serigraph print on Mylar
16" x 16"

Rain is a fun piece of art to look at because it is playful enough to simply enjoy visually. In keeping with the spine of most all of my work, however, it still comes at you sideways when you start to mentally play with the image and the colours. My on going premise of an omnipresent economic condition that shapes our culture asks us to consider the colour of the rain, the green man and the ghost image of the same man. Rain is a literary convention that alludes to rebirthing or even a new awareness of one self. So in this small piece I am playing with the question of whether or not, given our current natural and economic climate, are we moving into a new awareness of our self's as players in this world.

Topics: Arts

Gerald Vaandering plays with images and ideas that explore what seems to be at the heart and soul of what drives this culture he lives in. Imploring and seducing by way of image and concept the work is always questioning. Vaandering graduated from Dordt College with a B.A. and then from the University of Western Ontario with a B.F.A. He resides in Pouch Cove, Newfoundland and Labrador.