Visionary Art, according to Alex Gray, is art that purports to transcend the physical world and portray a wider vision of awareness including spiritual or mystical themes, or is based in such experiences.
A fascination with religious and metaphysical symbology has always been apparent in Michele’s artwork but she was slowly led into more commercially viable subject matter like sun and surf. Having run the gamut, she’s now revisiting these spiritual themes with a new awareness and skill set. Collaborating with other artists, especially Brad Rice, has evolved Purple Lotus Mosaics to produce artwork themed heavily in sacred geometry and “crop circle” designs. Each mosaic that is based on a crop circle has a link to the original image used. After reading up on some facts about this magical phenomenon, the viewer is challenged to consider deeply the implications presented. Merely gazing at these images will subconsciously speak to the viewer.