The series of paintings on boat sails, the cave paintings of a homo galactian continues Steimer’s exploration of the spirit, translating energy into an ever-evolving vocabulary. In the words of Piet Mondrian, “the artist is essentially a channel” – to the divine.
“This football eyeball shape is something that has come up in the past in my work. One thing I’ve tried to focus on recently is this idea of simplifying things in an effort to try to understand it. So, the process now is that I pick a specific idea and then focus on that idea in my work.” – Justin Orvis Steimer