Ad Orientem

These icons, painted (mostly) in the Russo-Byzantine tradition, are my attempts to interact with a mysterious presence I first glimpsed while watching Andrei Tarkovsky’s Stalker in a friend’s basement in the 90’s.

 

“Archangel Michael”

11×9″

Egg tempera on panel with gold leaf

 

“Archangel Gabriel”

11×9″

Egg tempera on panel with gold leaf

 

St. Paul the Apostle

11×9″

Egg tempera and gold leaf on panel

 

“Saint John the Baptist (Angel of the Desert)”

11×9″

Egg tempera on panel with gold leaf

 

“Virgin of the Don”

11×9″

Egg tempera on panel with gold leaf