Clouds Never Fail
September – October, 2015
There is wonder in all things. Sometimes we just need an opportunity to stop and notice them. My interest in art stems from the idea that art is an open-ended discovery process. It can be as simple or as complicated as we want.
“If a shadow is a two-dimensional projection of the three-dimensional world, then the three-dimensional world as we know it is the projection of the four-dimensional Universe.”
“Emptiness, which is conceptually liable to be mistaken for sheer nothingness, is in fact the reservoir of infinite possibilities.”
“There are no bad pictures; that’s just how your face looks sometimes.”
“For the next week, try the best you can to pay attention to sounds. You will start hearing all these sounds coming in. Once you let them in, you’ve already done the first and most critical thing, you’ve honored that information by including it. And by doing that, you’ve actually changed the world.”
Andy Berner was born and raised in Iowa. After studying art at the University of Iowa, he received his MFA from the Milton Avery Graduate School of the Arts at Bard College. He has exhibited in museums and galleries in Arizona, Iowa, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Texas, and Virginia. Andy lives in Carrboro, North Carolina with his four children and wife Maureen.