"The Zen Dot paintings have their sources in my own life experiences, including my connection to the art of ancient cultures and my personal path of spiritual self-discovery. It is my belief that while we mostly live in our conscious thoughts, we remain largely unaware of the depths of the unconscious and the spiritual dimension of our own being. These paintings are a way to access a sense of that deeper level of our inner selves."
The obsessive detailing of the ZEN DOT ENERGY series emanates a universally understood electric current felt across cultural boundaries. Steiger deploys pointillism, scale shift, color harmony and spatial involution giving the viewer a sense of hallucinatory vibration. The work seems