John Warren Oakes
Art Director, Ethereal Publications, Sedona, AZ 2010 -
President of Sedona Art Museum, Inc. 2012-2014
He currently lives in Sedona, Arizona.
Painting series: 2012, "Cropped Circles" inspired by irrigation circles in the desert while flying over parts of TX, NM and AZ. He employs the circle, universal symbol of the sun, earth, planets, woman, the egg of life in cropped compositions based on Landsat images expressed in Southwestern colors and textures.
Earlier series include the "Meditations on the Holy Cross" and the "Belzoni Series." "Meditations on the Holy Cross" has contemporary images of the crucifixion of Jesus Christ done in acrylic, oil and encaustic....