Artwork by Aberjhani is currently being assembled for publication in a forthcoming artbook on the coronavirus pandemic and featuring writings by authors from around the world. To keep up with developments on the project please visit the artist-author at Bright Skylark Literary Productions.
A Poets Birthday Dance through Fire and Rain 2019 poster by Aberjhani. Our posters are produced on acid-free papers using archival inks to guarantee that they last a lifetime without fading or loss of color. All posters include a 1" white border around the image to allow for future framing and matting, if desired.
A Poet’s Birthday Dance through Fire and Rain 2019 (Silk-Featherbrush Number 21)... more
A Poet’s Birthday Dance through Fire and Rain 2019 (Silk-Featherbrush Number 21)
Since reconfirming intentions to publish a book of my art with my poetry, I've been going through material to decide which images and poems work best together. The experience is a very different from when I worked on ELEMENTAL The Power of Illuminated Love, with artist Luther E. Vann. For that project, the poems were written based on Luther's images. For this book, INCANDESCENT WONDER, I am mostly creating art to go with poems already written. Never really imagined myself doing both.
The first two versions of "A Poet’s Birthday Dance through Fire and Rain" were celebratory poems written in 2006 and 2007. At this point in my life it seems logical the third interpretation of the concept should take the form of visual art combining my Silk-Featherbrush and Kaleidoscope Moons themes and techniques with some abstract flavor mixed in also. Below is an excerpt from the second poem version published in The...
After being born and raised in the southeastern United States, I spent many years, while pursuing my education and serving in the U.S. Air Force, traveling around America and the world. Much of that story is told in my recent book releases, Greeting Flannery OConnor at the Back Door of My Mind and Dreams of the Immortal City Savannah. Artwork by me is featured on the cover of both books.
My last 3 public exhibits were at the Savannah/Hilton Head Airport Art Gallery in Savannah, Georgia, USA, and during a cultural arts event in the historic Lafayette Square in the same city. I am currently completing an artbook project on the COVID-19 pandemic with text contributions from writers around the world.
My original Silk-Featherbrush Artstyle...