John Belingheri

John Belingheri grew up in the desert of Nevada in the middle of open space. There is an expression of the light and repetition of pattern he experienced both in his early life and now currently in his urban surroundings in the San Francisco Bay Area.  His paintings are the result of the interaction between thought and material. My paintings are a reflection of what I am struggling with and thinking about, both in my conscious and my unconscious thoughts.  Feeling with my gut, which has more nerve endings than the heart or brain. For John, the surface of the painting is as much as part of his painting as color or content. I like the texture and feel of paint. I encourage the accidental scars of reworking in an effort to reach something that is beyond reach.