Description 2011 RC deWinter ~ All Rights Reserved
My Thinking Chair
Theres no thinking to be done in the jangle of the world; the shrilling of the phone, the proselytizer at the door, the overfull laundry basket speaking in a reproachful voice give the mind no peace.
No, true thought requires silence.
There is a special place I go to think, the only place I truly can, apart from that monstrous bed that yawns empty and cold each night when I, exhausted from the worries of the world, throw myself into that waiting despair. But the thinking done there stems from the well of anxiety, not the calm and reasoned introspection that fosters understanding.
So, when I must puzzle out this tangle of my life, I seek the clearing in the wood where awaits my chair, battered by exposure to the elements but yet enduring, much like the spirit that finds no peace neither in the day to day nor in the claustrophobic grip of lonely nights. In the familiar embrace of that rough wood I sit and close my eyes knowing the sun is still shining, the earth still spins, my heart still beats and think thoughts if not deep, at least meaningful to me. 2011 RC deWinter
Digital oils; taken from an original photograph shot in Haddam, Connecticut, October 2011.
This is an ART for Cancer Group image. 25% of all sales of this picture will be donated to the Susan G. Komen for the Cure Foundation.
RC DeWinter, Fairfield, CT Member Since December 2008 Artist StatementHello and welcome to my portfolio on Imagekind. Here's a bit about me:
RC deWinter is a Connecticut writer/digital artist whose artwork has been published in many print and online journals, including, among others, The American Muse, Fine Art Photography, Poetry Nook, 2River View, Pink Panther, Official Feature Online Entertainment Magazine, Garden Tripod and also used as set décor on ABC-TV’s “Desperate Housewives." In 2013 Ms. deWinter she was one of six finalists for a Shorty Award, the national social media awards, in art. Ms. deWinter is honored to be the first digital artist invited to exhibit at the Arts of Tolland Gallery in Connecticut. Her 4-week solo exhibition was an unqualified success. Her poetry publication credits include The New York Times, Uno: A Poetry Anthology, 2River View, Another Sun, Pink Panther Magazine, Pilcrow & Dagger, Plum Ruby Review, Poetry Life and Times and numerous other print/online publications. If you enjoy my work, please spread the word, and thank you for stopping by.