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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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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

Prometheus Cain,Consciousness and the Wrath of God


Prometheus Cain and Wrath of God Prometheus Cain Consciousness and the Wrath of God, Oil on canvas, 72 inches by 36 inches, 2010  Buy Original Painting from Saatchi Art My painting looks at the mythological dynamic from two perspectives.  It is illustrating the phenomena of enlightenment being shared prior to the punishment being executed. From the Greek perspective it is the agent of enlightenment to man, Prometheus,who is the one suffering the wrath of the Gods. In the Jewish/Christian philosophy it is the receiver of enlightenment, Eve, who suffers the wrath of God. In the background is Zeus looking down from his domain […]

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Orpheus Eurydice


Orpheus Eurydice: Don’t Look Back Orpheus Eurydice, Oil on canvas, 36 inches by 72 inches, 2011 Buy original painting from Saatchi Gallery The most famous story in which Orpheus figures is that of his wife Eurydice and her attempted return from the underworld. While walking in tall grass at her wedding, Eurydice was set upon by a satyr.  In her efforts to escape the satyr, Eurydice fell into a nest of vipers and suffered a fatal bite on her heel. Her body was discovered by Orpheus who, overcome with grief, played such sad and mournful songs that all the nymphs […]

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Leda Zeus Trojan War


Leda Zeus root of the Trojan War Leda and the Swan, Trojan War, oil on canvas 72 inches by 48 inches 2012  Buy Original Painting from Saatchi Art Leda in Greek mythology, was daughter of the Aetolian king Thestius, and wife of the king Tyndareus of Sparta. According to the myth, Zeus appeared to her in the form of a swan, seducing and impregnating her. Leda produced four offspring from two eggs: Castor and Clytemnestra from one egg, and Helen and Polydeuces from the other. As the mother of Helen of Troy, she is root of the “Time of Hero’s”, […]

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Spirit


A Spirit Spirit is a  painting by by Minneapolis visual artist Roger Williamson This modern symbolic painting is an, oil on canvas, 12 inches by 12 inches, 2010, $645 Purchase original painting from Saatchi Art Spirit was featured in MIA Foot in the Door 2010 and in my short movie Invitation to the Quest Spirits manifest into our realm through multiple vehicles, images seen in clouds, undergrowth, incense smoke and the artists canvas. There is an example of this phenomena in Lore of Prosperine by Maurice Hewlett chapter A Boy in the Wood. The following is an extract from A Boy […]

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Avivo Exhibt To Really See


At The University of Minnesota Bio Medical Library I  am pleased to have two of my works included as part of the Avivo To Really See exhibit. Exhibiting artists: Jennifer N. Campbell Teresa Audet Jess Ward Kate Clark Roger Williamson Gary R. Melquist Douglas Blue Holly Rapoport Sam Larom KaTa John Casey Heather Spielman Anne South Christi Furnas Andrew Braunberger Kandace Krause Michaela Rachor Cecile Bellamy Peter F. Hinze Tobias Ashley Adams Shining Starr Julia C. Spencer Photovoice participants Avivo is proud to announce that the traveling exhibition To Really See: Exploring the Medication-Taking Experience has opened with the University of Minnesota […]

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On Display at Magus Books


Currently on display at the new location of Magus Books Minneapolis Visit the new Magus Books Minneapolis store at 1848 Central Ave NE, Minneapolis, MN 55418   Founded in 1992, Magus started out in a tiny little shop, and has expanded and evolved thru the years thanks to all the seekers who came to explore our store and enrich themselves – we look forward to seeing you all again and meeting new seekers every day. Magus offers books on spirituality covering a multitude of paths, from Agnosticism to Zoroastrianism; we are a one stop shop for all your spiritual & wellness […]

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