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THE DAVYD WHALEY FOUNDATION COMPLETES ITS FIRST YEAR

The Davyd Whaley Foundation launched a year ago on July 9, 2016. I’m very proud of the work we’ve accomplished over the past twelve months, supporting LA area artists. We

MEDITATIONS ON THE LIGHT AND THE DARK

October 15, 2015 I “The changing of bodies into light, and light into bodies, is very conformable to the course of Nature, which seems delighted with transmutations.” —Sir Isaac Newton

PILGRIMAGE TO BIG SUR

June 5, 2015 In December of 2013, Davyd Whaley and I drove up to Big Sur on our way to San Francisco. It’s a sparsely populated region of the central

ILLUSION AND TEMPORARY STATES OF BEING

March 15, 2015 I was in Atlanta working for the last five weeks. I just returned home a couple of days ago to a quiet house. Now that I am

EMBRACING SYNCHRONICITY

January 10, 2015 “SYNCHRONICITY was painted at my house, without any memory of painting it. It was painted with enamel house paint and oils on canvas. The title was selected

MONKEY, A PAINTING, AND CHILDREN WHO ARE DIFFERENT

December 21, 2014 Davyd Whaley remains constantly on my mind. I’ve been going through his journals, and studying his paintings to commune with him, and in the process I’ve come

DAVYD WHALEY’S BIRTHDAY 2014

December 6, 2014 Today is Davyd Whaley’s birthday. He would have been 47. The sadness I feel about his loss wraps around me every day, like a cold wind barreling

EULOGY FOR DAVYD WHALEY

October 25, 2014 Thornton Wilder wrote, “The greatest tribute to the dead is not grief but gratitude.” So first of all, I am deeply grateful to Davyd, for all that

DAVYD’S MESSENGERS

October 18, 2014 It has been three days since Davyd Whaley passed away. Above is one of his paintings, which hung in our house for a long time until he