Description Remembering the words, ashes to ashes, dust to dust--I use the words dust to matter, matter to dust...It's normal cycle of life for all things to go back to its' origins. Decaying is just normal. I call this piece decay. I have digitally highlighted two different leaves; a decaying mango leaf and a decaying breadfruit (Ulu in Hawaiian) in this piece--its' so striking and formatted 11 inches in height and 8.5 inches in width.
Daniel Goodwin, Honolulu Member Since October 2009 Artist Statement t just takes me into a different realm, universe, and state of mind. To the extreme, ART pleasures us, gives enjoyment and fulfillment—but most of all—it’s rewarding beyond words. “The ARTIST--under our hands we create and put down on canvas and paper our thoughts, ideas and memories.”
Being born and raised here in the islands—I am surrounded by nature, the elements, a diverse population of cultures, and here able to gather my thoughts and ideas. I am somewhat self-taught accept for courses taken in middle and high schools. Always practicing when I can and utilize my ART & Photographs in my everyday profession and hobbies. I use ART as an out from the everyday expectations of life and enjoy the creations of thought; and to bring it out on paper or canvas for the world to see—that’s were I get my pleasure from. My ART takes many forms—eclectic at times, self-involved, naturalistic, surreal, and abstract. I enjoy many mediums and styles—no two are the same for me and believe in change and my ART takes shape--just evolves and grows.