has a keen ability to capture idyllic moments in Nature. Unising
the same bold, straightforward strokes, he is also capable of
transporting his viewers to yet another plane of consciousness
with his series of abstract works.
of his scenic paintings are drawn into dramatic, loosely realistic
renderings of familiar coast and landscapes. Being invited into
these paintings, one must overcome an urge to touch the artist's
renderings of granite-like textures, highly glossed water surfaces,
all set against a background of muted yet powerfully executed
more contemporary abstarct paintings allow our minds to wander
to yet a different level of expansion where tactile senses predominate.
Sculptural surfaces are highlighted through the use of a uniquely
textured, horizontal graphite strat which are visible, to a certain
degree, in all Schiebold paintings.
works primarily with a spatula. Other tool sinclude a file for
burnishing between layers and in the final step. He chooses to
work with a medium of graphite bound by an acrylic substance,
and it is this medium which the artist strongly feels is the true
expressive component of his paintings.
boldness in all Schiebold's paintings suggest archaeological surrealism.
However, the artist feels that art should not be easily categorized.
As evidenced by his own work, Schiebold believes that risk is
necessary in order to be creative. Artists must take chances by
being innovative and daring.
of any artist is largely dependent upon his ability to awaken
viewers to see the world through new eyes. To this end, Schiebold