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Alien Love becomes a means of describing for my own sexuality and reflects LGBTQ rights and freedoms.
The race of alien beings are depicted along with an alien language, Ackerman code, a mix of numbers, words, and symbols.
The backgrounds, painted in black and white, represent boundaries between the individual and society.
Brightly painted characters in symbolize personal freedoms and expressions.
The white and black labels float as reminders of social adherence and personal preference.
The story of of Alien Love:
Dejected from their home world, they leave for outer space.
Here, they make alien love in their cosmic bubbles.
Perhaps, one day their fellow planet dwellers will let them come home.
Until then, they remain are in blissful unions of love far above their world.
Alien Love: The Mini-Series
The saga continues in these small scale pieces with an otherworldly theme.
White Wall Alien Love
The color forms of alien figures are set against the white wall of the gallery space. This is a Pop, Minimalist,
stripped down, alternative version of Alien Love. A commentary on emotion and raw desire.
A creature of myth which cannot be caged or labeled, creates its own culture of constant change.
It revels in non-conformity. Meet the Changeling.
Ghost labels & The Golden Labels.
Alien Architecture Paintings
We enter through grids, frames, chambers, windows, and doorways.
Mysterious creatures dwell inside alien domains.
Erotic Ferrets. Feminine Machine. A place to lay your crimson heart down.
This is where otherworldly events take shape.
Enter the architecture and see for yourself.
Action Code Paintings
Paintings streaming with the energetic inter-mix code known as Ackerman code.
Several of these works were accomplished during sessions of Ackerman Paints Live.
Location, atmosphere, energy, and audience become factors in the creation of the work.
Paintings created during during a session of Ackerman Paints Live during The Wynwood Art Walk in Wynwood, Miami.
The Wynwood triptych was started during a session of Ackerman paints Live. Accomplished in Wynwwood, Miami during the Wynwood Art Walk. It was completed in my studio in Boca Raton.
Puzzle Piece Portraits
Pop Art Portraits. Psychological. Emotional. Contemplative. Cartoon and comic connections. Abstracting from the realistic realm.
Portraits of the artist, friends, and characters. Done on wood and canvas.
Layered marks, lines and shapes inside abstracted habits. A blending and tangling of shape and color. Some get lost in confusion.
Other shapes find their place.
Scratch Strata Paintings
Pockets of furious color. All dancing in a flurry. Scratched from start to finish by human hands. Along with the support of brush and palette knife.
Swamp evolves from small scale paintings. Several pieces were created under a magnification lens by making incisions with palette knives and nails into the surface of canvas and board. The series culminates in a larger work. Layer upon layer of line and mark form a dense texture culture. Vibrant abstract filled habitats appear like swamp confetti. Enter the misty swamp lands and beyond.
Studies of the scripts of many cultures spawned a code language of its own. The further refinement of Ackerman Code.
Landscapes with something further lurking. A hidden realm rarely seen is given new exposure. This is Abstract Interruptions.
Electric energy. Spiraling with wild alien imagery.
Monster In Heaven
The Objects (For The Cosmic Sound Tunnel)
BEHOLD! The Objects For The Cosmic Sound Tunnel.
Each painted object refers to a sound piece.
As a unified collection, The Objects form the video sequence, The Cosmic Sound Tunnel, a featured segment in From The Dark To The Light: An Immersive Video Experience. (2021)
The Harmonizer Object (The Cosmic Sound Tunnel)
This work was featured in The Harmonizer. (2022)