Karina Svalya

Encountering Darkness, Painting Light

March 30–May 4, 2017

This collection of rugged Californian seascapes draws a parallel between a visit to the ocean and the biblical motif of a journey into the wilderness.  Both are places where God can be encountered in what the apophatic tradition calls darkness.  These coastal scenes, like the wilderness, invite us to the unexplored landscape of our own inner geography.