Mixed media on canvas with popular floating frame.
This piece was inspired by a dream I had a little more than a month ago. In the dream I saw dense cloud and darkness that was being pushed and pushing back against a white light source. I remember seeing the yellows oranges greens and grains in a very distinct way. A color palette that I don’t often use in my work.
When awoke, I heard in my mind John chapter 1 referring to the Genesis story. “The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it.”
My family and I have gone through dark time in the last six months after losing our fourth som who was with us for only a few hours. Ive felt a struggle to trust God and to believe that he is involved and if fighting for us. Around the time of the dream, I felt a shift in trusting of him and my willingness to believe he is good, despite what we have gone through.
I believe the dream and the painting that followed ( which I tried to re-create as clearly as I could from what I remembered) is part of my process.
The word from John were spoken to me and/or from me. Speaking out and claiming the overcoming. This process is not over and I am even intrigued by how some versions use the phrase “has not understood it“ and to this day, I do not understand, but I feel that God is compelling me to overcome.
Josh Jensen- solo artist
Type of work: a unique original
Purchase price: $1800
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