MOUNTAIN CHAPEL

MOUNTAIN CHAPEL ————- JIM PECHA, B.ARCH. CHRISTIAN ARTIST MINISTER OF CREATIVITY, copywrite 2015 ———— Only in the montaon areas have I found priests willing to talk about creativity. They were also the very few who talked about spirituality and sexuality. Maybe that’s why the young women artists were more freely expressive. This chapel was modified … Continue reading

PASSION OF LUNA

PASSION OF LUNA ————— JIM PECHA, B.ARCH. CHRISTIAN ARTIST MINISTER OF CREATIVITY, copywrite 2015 ———— Luna was originally one ranch, but then minerals were discovered in the hills and the population grew, but everything was still owened by the Luna Brothers. The Patron was a spiritual man, a rich man and believed in disapline. His … Continue reading

DIMENSIONS

DIMENSIONS —————- JIM PECHA, B.ARCH. CHRISTIAN ARTIST MINISTER OF CREATIVITY, copywrite 2015 ———— When I was a child in the Baptist Church, I felt the limited dimensions of the people. The Bible revealed all the dimensions within life, but the preachers and membership ignored or chose to suppress many of the aspects of life. They … Continue reading

PROTRUDING

PROTRUDING —————— JIM PECHA, B.ARCH. CHRISTIAN ARTIST MINISTER OF CREATIVITY, copywrite 2015 ———— The green face protuded into her dreams frequently, probably a childhood memory of the pueblo men who visited the hogans at night out on the vast reservation. They made moaning sounds as they arrived to make sure the children would be terrified. … Continue reading

SANDSTORM

SANDSTORM——————- JIM PECHA, B.ARCH. CHRISTIAN ARTIST MINISTER OF CREATIVITY, copywrite 2015 ———— The illusion of water on the desert floor as the approaching sandstorm darkened the sky was a metaphor of what was impending across the world. We watched the red sand billow upwards in front of us, but then circulated around us leaving us … Continue reading

BACKDOOR

BACKDOOR ——————- JIM PECHA, B.ARCH. CHRISTIAN ARTIST MINISTER OF CREATIVITY, copywrite 2015 ———— Ava, was picking up two loaves of oven bread from the horno when I arrived. She was topless and as she bent over, her breasts were as rounded as the bread and the aroma was devine. She smiled and asked if I … Continue reading

AVA’S WINDOW

AVA’S WINDOW ——————- JIM PECHA, B.ARCH. CHRISTIAN ARTIST MINISTER OF CREATIVITY, copywrite 2015 ———— As I left, I took a picture of Ava’s bedroom window. A simple adobe home with an eroding buttress on one side, tall grass in the courtyard and a few bushes. It had only been a year since I was last … Continue reading

STORY WALL

STORY WALL ——————– JIM PECHA, B.ARCH. CHRISTIAN ARTIST MINISTER OF CREATIVITY, copywrite 2015 ———— Does the Church wall have your story, similar to God’s Book describing your life. People want to tell their stories, but it will only live for eternity if it is on the Church wall or God’s spiritual book of life. I … Continue reading

NOW

NOW ——– JIM PECHA, B.ARCH. CHRISTIAN ARTIST MINISTER OF CREATIVITY, copywrite 2015 ———— The future is told in designs constantly, but so few people are sensitive to such things, warnings pass us by. God speaks to me through simple sequential numbers; so I am careful to look at clocks, but actually they can be anywhere. … Continue reading

INTO DARKNESS

INTO DARKNESS ——– JIM PECHA, B.ARCH. CHRISTIAN ARTIST MINISTER OF CREATIVITY, copywrite 2015 ———— As most everyone has heard, “we all have a dark side.” Native peoples are closer to the acknowledgement and the ability to deal with it. The kachinas represent various aspects of darkness. Modern society has few ways to address this dark … Continue reading