"Tim Nowlin has written of Spalding's Canadian landscapes shown in the 1996 exhibition Imagining Eden: 'Hovering between representation and abstraction, the paintings support multiple, contradictory readings, and there lingers, ever present, the possibility of the abyss.' "(Concealing/Revealing | Voices from the Canadian Foothills)
:: note :: . . . a stirring & insightful memorium interview concerning Toni Onley has played inside me for over a week now . . . it is this power to live in the memory of others i need to capture . . . point to Jeffrey Spalding . . . there resides the spirit and the spiritual that Onley carried . . .