Accessing "Mountain-ness"

Reflecting back in April of 2012 I had a conversation about landscape painting with a gallery owner. I believe there really isn't much departure from my older work, despite the varying appearance of my new works today. Below is an excerpt from that conversation: I asked one of our current exhibitors, James O'Brien to speak to me about his process of his work in landscape painting:

"I want the painting and the viewer to have an experience together. My goal is to convey to the viewer a philosophy embedded in the art—for the viewer to see how natural light can reveal new truths within the objects it affects, bringing into focus an unexamined life. Our surroundings hold a hidden key to our emotions and b