Gronk (Glugio Gronk Nicandro),2 like so many artists in "American Kaleidoscope," works in a variety of modes and media. Having begun his career as a performance artist, he subsequently became a painter, printmaker, set designer, and musical collaborator, conveying in all his endeavors the psychological power of good drama. He haunts, intrigues, and engages us with symbols and characters that derive not so much from life, but . . .

photo: Creston Funk
Everyday objects can be very spiritual. . . . I seek the divine in the daily.1