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.
Growing Where Life Puts Us 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.
This composite photograph, Growing Where Life Puts Us, is the first official entry in a series of images celebrating life's capacity for sustaining... more
This composite photograph, "Growing Where Life Puts Us," is the first official entry in a series of images celebrating life's capacity for sustaining and perpetuating itself under less-than-ideal conditions. The center image shows the beginning of a shrub growing between the edge of a yard and a sidewalk separated by a thick heavy wooden beam. The different earth tones with the splash of sunlight and green of the plant itself makes a kind of natural art all its own. The color photograph sits inside a black and digital print of leafy vines growing over the edge of an abandoned building.
The theme for this new series came from one of my favorite novels, "The Famished Road" by Nigerian author Ben Okri. In the novel, a father directs his son's attention to a wooden pole which someone stuck in the ground and which for some unknown reason has begun to blossom. The father tells his son, "This is what you must be like. Grow wherever life puts you down." During my treks through southern urb...
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...