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Final Days, Dream Linguistics


Final Days of Dream Linguistics Final days of Dream Linguistics at The University of Minnesota. Exhibition closes Friday September 30th, 2022 Larson Gallery Gallery Hours Regular hours (Sept 6 – May 5, 2023) Mon – Wed 11:00 am – 4pm Thurs – 11 am – 6 pm Fri – 11 am – 4pm Dream Linguistics Every picture is a hieroglyph concealing a story Each story is a spell evoking a picture. Dream Linguistics presents original paintings by Minneapolis visual artist Roger Williamson. The exhibition interprets the artist’s paintings as examples of nonlinear dialogue,[i], which as a method of communication, is believed […]

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Art Exhibition, Dream Linguistics


Art Exhibition, Dream Linguistics Every picture is a hieroglyph concealing a story Each story is a spell evoking a picture. This art exhibition at The Larson Gallery at The University of Minnesota presents Dream Linguistics a display of original paintings by Minneapolis visual artist Roger Williamson. The exhibition runs from August 18 to September 30 with a Reception: September 15, 5-7PM featuring a live performance by Comets ov Cupid. Exhibition Catalog available from Magus Books Gallery Hours Directions and Parking This art exhibition interprets the artist’s paintings as examples of nonlinear dialogue,¹ which as a method of communication, is believed […]

Dreaming of Mythos Final Week


Dreaming of Mythos Closes January 29th, 2022 Where University of Minnesota, Coffman Gallery, 300 Washington Ave SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455 As far as COVID protocol goes, all persons inside University of Minnesota buildings (this includes the gallery space) must wear a mask at all times, except when actively eating or drinking. Featured Artists Bailey Larson, Gretchen Pickering, Jeff Musser, Morgan Mercer, Peighton Cooke, Roger Williamson Let the mysterious and fantastical steal you away in this stunning and surreal exhibition at the Coffman Gallery. Meet classical constructs, renaissance royals, and baroque beasts as you traverse ghostly gardens, peaceful ponds, and swirling […]

Dreaming of Mythos Exhibition, University of Minnesota

Sun in Aquarius, Tarot Star


Sun in Aquarius, Tarot Star Sun in Aquarius corresponding to tarot card Star its meaning and explanation. The female figure at the center of the card symbolically illustrates the subconscious influence behind the Key, Tarot Star depicts a vague celestial body in the night sky. The top of the card is mirrored below by a seed, a seed that is being planted by the female figure, a magical act: or, discovering a seed through association with our shadow, an act of divination. As the sky is seeded above, so the world is seeded below.  As above, so below. The Star […]

Sun in Aquarius, Tarot Star

Sun In Virgo


Sun In Virgo Tarot Hermit Sun in Virgo corresponds to the major arcana tarot card Hermit. Close examination of the card reveals the eyes of the Hermit are closed, symbolizing introspection and seeking answers to questions from within. The Hermit desires resolution to uncertainty from learned experience in contradiction to relying on hypothesized edicts from society, media and social convention and or morality. This inner voice, according to Julian Jaynes in his book The Origin of Consciousness in the Breakdown of the Bicameral Mind, was the voice of Gods and ancestors commonly listened to by our ancient forebears. While within […]

Tarot Hermit banner, Tarot card Hermit corresponds with Sun in Virgo

Sun Enters Cancer, Tarot Key Chariot


Tarot Key Chariot, Sun Enters Cancer Overview Tarot Key Chariot corresponds to the Sun in Cancer during which time period the inundation of Egypts Nile river is announced¹. It is this natural annual phenomena of the inundation flood of the river that returns life to the land of Egypts Nile valley.  Tarot Chariot is a pictograph illustrating the inundation of the river Nile, and this event’s impact upon the natural world.  These observations of natural phenomena are translated through the card’s image to inform us of the possible impact of unleashing energies, originating from life experiences , and the positive […]

tarot major arcana card Chariot, corresponds to astrological sign Cancer

Aura Control


Aura Control as Psychic Self Defence Aura Control Aura control as a technique of psychic self defence is utilized by practitioners, sometimes unconsciously,  to ward off what is perceived as, and known by, psychic attack. In many ways, the method mirrors the use in medieval times of displaying a grotesque image on churches, such as a gargoyle, to ward off evil influences. Utterance 759 from the Pyramid Texts of Ancient Egypt, (found in the pyramid of Unis dating back to the fifth and sixth dynasties) is a protection spell, using a similar concept.  In this example, the speaker frightens the […]

In Times of Perel is an original oil paint depicting a magickal technique of aura control. Paranormal, supernatural art, Minneapolis occult artist

Sub Rosa


Sub Rosa, The Secret Sub Rosa, an explanation of the titles’ relationship to Rosicrucian and Golden Dawn symbolism and philosophy. Sub Rosa, The Secret, oil on wood, 12 inches by 12 inches, 2020. The painting was created using the same technique as that of Blue Dream Sub Rosa “beneath the rose” to speak in confidence. Through its promise of secrecy, a rose carved or hung above a council meeting table symbolized the freedom to speak candidly and freely without fear of repercussions. The background of the painting depicts this flower of secrecy, the rose. The rose is also a prime […]

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Portrait Blue Dream


Portrait Blue Dream Portrait Blue Dream, oil on wood, 12 inches by 12 inches, 2020 The painting was created by covering the whole surface in blue paint and then removing unwanted paint with a rag to reveal the image. Final detailing was executed with a brush. Portrait Blue Dream is from a series of paintings depicting the phenomena of spirit evocation. See A Spirit. and The Religion of Dream The painting falls under the general heading Fin de Siecle which is a French phrase meaning ‘end of century’ and is applied specifically as a historical term to the end of […]

Blue Dream, an oil painting in the style of the French Fin de Siecle movement
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