Visual Art I Like
….With Pope’s most recent projects using billboards and letterpress posters, he continues his ongoing exploration into inner space. “I am navigating the inner realm of memory and the emotions to find ways to create epiphany within the imagination of my audience.”
Clay comes from rivers, and to me it seems to carry with it the quick movement and emotional impact of running water. A major theme of my clay work is an ongoing study on the role of trauma in distorting human identity and relationships, and in creating denial states which lead to profoundly self-destructive behaviors.
Stone, carried from the mountains, reminds me of the universal and eternal, what is noble in humanity despite all betrayals, that which links us to the stars.