Observations (in the raw)
I wanted to paint poetry. Seemed like a noble enough ambition. The problem was I didn't know where to begin. I had often heard paintings referred to as visual poetry. I just wasn't convinced I had really ever seen such. Oh, there were glimpses, I suppose, but mostly in work that did not claim to be anything more than it was. Maybe that was part of the answer on how to proceed.
Pat Greenwell is an artist. A painter and sometimes poet, he has been searching the New Mexico desert for several years now, looking for lost possibilities and probable intentions.
"...mostly stream-of-consciousness stuff, you know...