Philip Garris

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There are times when art reflects another dimension. We encounter a realm beyond the known world in the work of Philip Garris. ''In my work, '' he says, ''I strive to make the unbelievable believable. I see my pictures as windows into other worlds.''

Garris is self-taught, having found inspiration in a diversity of arts and artists-- from Rembrandt and Vermeer to such movies as the original KING KONG and Cocteau's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST.

''My desire in life is to inspire people, create a body of work with a life of its own, and be remembered in the ages to come. I want to take the light, the power of art, and illuminate the darkness of time.''