about the cathedral project

CONTACT: gapingvoid@gmail.com

[“CATHEDRAL ONE” will be the first major piece in the Cathedral Project: 2,500 drawings from 1997-present under a single pane of glass.]

Since 1997 I’ve drawn thousands of “Hughcards” [cartoons drawn on the backs of business card], just to give me something to do while sitting at the bar. Over time they have become increasingly religious and or meditative, over time they became ‘Cathedrals’.

(What is a “Cathedral”?)

A “Cathedral” is a series of x-hundred smaller, business-car “Hughcard” drawings (number per piece varies), forming a single piece under a single pane of glass. The pieces are designed to generate a state of contemplation in the viewer.

“Cathedral” is a metaphor for a Holy Place, where the spirit goes to be amplified through contemplation.


New Drawings, February 2022


New drawings, January 2022


“Evidence: December, 2021”


New drawings, 12th September, 2021


New work, 18th August, 2021


New Hughcards, 9th August, 2021


Favorites, December ’18-April ’19

Some favorite of mine from a couple of years ago.

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New piece: “WB YEATS 2017”


New Work, 18th July, 2021


Some Hughcards from 2015

All these were fom 2015. Doesn’t seem like all that long ago.


New Hughcards, 10th July, 2021