THE ARCH

THE ARCH ————— JIM PECHA, B.ARCH. CHRISTIAN ARTIST MINISTER OF CREATIVITY, copywrite 2015 ———— The arch represents one of the basic principles of creativity, opposition. Creation is complete: therefore all the possible opposites exist, forces, color, sexual identity, etc. We all require arches in our lives, emotional, intellectual, social, physical or we weaken and fall … Continue reading

READING IMAGES

READING IMAGES ——- JIM PECHA, B.ARCH., CHRISTIAN ARTIST, MINISTER OF CREATIVITY, copyright 2013 ——– From my first art class, while majoring in architecture, we were beginning to learn about reading visual images. The obvious translation of this picture is a spinning background around a center of orifices and an emanating white light seed. Birth of … Continue reading

MORA, NEW MEXICO

MORA, NEW MEXICO —— JIM PECHA, B.ARCH., CHRISTIAN ARTIST, MINISTER OF CREATIVITY, copyright 2013 —- This northeast corner of New Mexico is Spanish territory. I once had rifles pointed at me from windows as I went by a few houses. It usually receives a lot of rain. These pictures were obviously taken at different seasons, … Continue reading

EXPRESSIONISM

EXPRESSIONISM ——- JIM PECHA, B.ARCH., CHRISTIAN ARTIST, MINISTER OF CREATIVITY, copyright 2013 —- Occasionally the abuse I experienced as a child greatly affected my artwork. I cut out a circle in a piece of paper to isolate the composition I wanted to paint of the Isleta Pueblo Church bell tower and then began painting the … Continue reading

BACK ROAD BEAUTY

BACKROAD BEAUTY ———– JIM PECHA, B.ARCH., CHRISTIAN ARTIST, MINISTER OF CREATIVITY, copyright 2013 —- I treasure and revel in the anonymous back roads of New Mexico, of old houses, adobe Churches, sculptured rocks and striking skies wherever I go, visiting the remnants of past generations from high peaks to valley lows, and feel the spiritual … Continue reading

OUR INNER ADOBE

  OUR INNER ADOBE ———-   JIM PECHA, B.ARCH., CHRISTIAN ARTIST, MINISTER OF CREATIVITY, copyright 2013 ——   (When our interior adobe structure weakens, our external plastered protection begins to crumble, maybe from age, or we stumbled or many we weren’t very humble,)   the problem with the above adobe structure was that there was … Continue reading

OUTSIDE, INSIDE, OUTSIDE

  OUTSIDE, INSIDE, OUTSIDE —–   JIM PECHA, B.ARCH., CHRISTIAN ARTIST, MINISTER OF CREATIVITY, copyright 2013 ——   I took the time once to explore the old mining town of Golden, New Mexico. The school-house had only a few walls and at that time the Church on the hill was also in bad shape, stucco … Continue reading

NEW MEXICO

NEW MEXICO ——– JIM PECHA, B.ARCH., CHRISTIAN ARTIST, MINISTER OF CREATIVITY, copyright 2013 —— (Emotions “were” stronger within life and the Church in New Mexico, the spiritual was real and the body of the church and the people were the same, both were sculptural and both eroded away with time, but the human body was … Continue reading

BEAUTY NOW

  BEAUTY NOW —–   JIM PECHA, B.ARCH., CHRISTIAN ARTIST, MINISTER OF CREATIVITY, copyright 2013 ——   People work and save to take trips to places where they can see visual beauty, buy works of art and attend ballets, movies and hike to mountain tops. With a relationship with God you can experience visual and … Continue reading

ON THAT DAY…

ON THAT DAY —-   JIM PECHA, B.ARCH., CHRISTIAN ARTIST, MINISTER OF CREATIVITY, copyright 2013 ————   On that day when the church is turned upside down and inside out, the sky will turn colors never seen before, as people shout, the dirt will be as water under the feet as they walk about, wondering … Continue reading