R. Charles’ works are expressions of his experiences in the world around him. It is those intimate feelings he transfers onto canvas. He works in abstraction so that the layers, textures, and colors speak to each viewer in their own way. The artist’s hope is that the viewer has a reaction with their emotional being, and not simply their minds. The artist challenges himself each time he paints: Can the initial idea be felt through his creations? In a world oversaturated by media and constant mental stimulation, R. Charles seeks to capture that simple innate concept we can all relate to.