It all begins with a mark. A mark that is informed by where we are, what material we hold, and how we exist in the world. Mark making creates an index of experience, where sensory input is translated through the hand, and art becomes thought manifested.

A powerful expression that has no true end. Instead, the potential to continue to evolve and inform the next gesture, iteration, and interpretation. Crown’s practice is an ongoing investigation of how ideas can exist in many forms, materials, and dimensions. This understanding allows for a process that remains fluid and evolving. It holds space for an openness to channel creativity, impact others, and extend the conversation.

When our senses are attuned to our ever-changing environment, we continually learn, expand, and begin again. This is the Atelic Way.

To read further, follow the link here to Paula Crown’s article “Art as Thought Manifested.”