Postcard size prints
are available (in full sets of 10) at a cost of R30-00 per set.
This price excludes any packing and postage
Enquiries to: The
Association of Creative Thought
The painter Brian
Wiles created a series of ten paintings reflecting man’s journey
towards connecting the conscious with the unconscious.
He was commissioned
by the Divine Intelligence to produce a series of paintings
reflecting the phases of man’s search for meaning and his individual
Divine Purpose. Over a period of four and a half years he
transferred his visions onto canvas by producing ten very
These original paintings have been donated by Brian’s widow, Lucy
Wiles, to the Association of Creative Thought in Port Elizabeth
where they are on permanent exhibition.
explained that the title “Out of the Vortex” is to illustrate man’s
dilemma of standing outside the whirlpool of life and his search to
get into the light and not the other way around as would be the
The vortex is
created by the two states in which man finds himself – in the system
from evolutionary genetic principles, and
abstract symbols created by the mind.
The whole process
can also be seen as the creation of a self-portrait by the
individual; finding himself and his true purpose as designed by
message was channeled through the artist to be shared by individuals
to draw understanding from these symbols. The interpretation of the
meaning of these paintings is that of the author alone. It is open
to flexibility, and serves only as guidelines to simplify the