Jody Bergsma

Jody Bergsma"I propose that mankind shares a common reality, just beyond the range of normal sight. The images are emotions, those which are unseen but felt... unheard but known. There are moments when we have acute awareness of existence... like the feeling of exultation when one stands on the edge of a mountain, or the top of a crescent moon. Each man's physical adventure is unique, but the abstract language of feelings, and our realization of existence is our shared experience. My paintings are part of my personal adventure. Memory simplifies the setting. I no longer see the mountains edge, but I do see the feelings it stirred.

Art is a tradition that helps define who we are and brings us a vision of who we can become. My painting is my expression and request for a more beautiful, peaceful and harmonious world.  Wishing you an endless childhood." - Jody Bergsma