Gaslight Gallery Presents Nora Maccoby The Architecture of Transition

By Editorial Team on May 3, 2023

Sat, May 6 2023 — Sun, July 30 2023

What is going on and what are we becoming?
Oil paintings by Nora Maccoby
She Who Binds and Unwinds Life


Extended to July 30
tShow Opening: Saturday May 6, 4-8pm

Artist talk: Sunday May 7 at 2pm

“I draw and paint portraits, maps, and landscapes of states where form meets formlessness between the light of The Intelligence and the womb of unfathomable dark space. I study the opportunity of existence to evolve and transform, the notion of Internal Activism -that any drive to change the outside must begin within; following the light of The Intelligence, where time and space are the endless playing field for matter to discover itself. I use mathematical signatures of the lifeforce impulse of evolution to construct models of the individual soul path through life and death and beyond, so that each painting is a portal, a refuge, a sanctuary within the chaos of our epochal transition.

Nora Maccoby

Nora Maccoby is a 4th generation artist. She is both lyrical and studied in her work, drawing lines and paths through universal forces of chaos. Nora focuses on individual states of being within the human collective, and unveils our journey of evolutionary consciousness. Within the giant landscapes of time and space, she shows us as the seekers, born of light, surfing the galactic waves of creation. Nora uses the Fibonacci Sequence as the keyhole to any subject born of Nature, including faces, birds, and intergalactic wormholes. She works primarily in oil and collaborates with NOIRFLUX to create interactive light sculpture.

Nora’s work is in many private collections and currently on public exhibition at Ronald Reagan National Airport and Dulles International Airport in Washington DC. She was awarded the International Leonardo da Vinci Prize in Florence, Italy, and has exhibited at the Smithsonian Arts and Industries Museum, the Women’s National Democratic Club Museum, The Temple University Museum in Rome, with Mark Kostabi, and has been featured in LandEscape Art Review. Nora received an MFA from The American Film Institute. She co-wrote the film Bongwater (1998) and Buffalo Soldiers (Joaquin Phoenix, Ed Harris, Anna Paquin),winner of The Evening Standard Award for Best Screenplay of 2003. Her books, The Energy Conversation: The First 3 Years, Identity Cartography: Maps and Symbols for the Heterarchy, and, The Intelligence, are available on Amazon. Nora’s latest collaboration, an Oracle deck of her paintings, Visions of a New Earth, with the Sacred Breath Academy, will be released soon.                                 

Responsive Painting (or Interactive Painting). The Architecture of Transition – liquid imagery
An experience of interaction with light, color, form, through a journey of dimension, shape, nature, and oil mixing with water, air, earth, and space.

Virtual Reality – Interdimensional Travel – VR modeling for light sculpture installation of The Architecture of Transition
The paintings become multi-dimensional light sculptures you can walk in and out of/interact. by Nora Maccoby and NOIRFLUX

“New technology allows greater possibilities for understanding time, space, matter, and light. I see the work of drawing and painting in oils to be the architecture in a technique of enhanced perceptual interactivity that enables new worlds of a point of view. 

In collaboration with NOIRFLUX (, whose medium is interaction itself, realized through novel technology implementation responsive to human behavior and environmental sensing, my work in theater, film, technology, fine arts, and moral philosophy have a vehicle for articulating the new realms where science and the divine meet in the evolution of earthlings.”

  • Nora Maccoby

More information at  | Gaslight Gallery is located at 18 E Church St. Frederick, MD.
Regular Gaslight Gallery Hours: Friday  1-6 PM | Saturday  1-6 PM | Sunday  1-6 PM |  Call or text +1-703-309-3826 to schedule an appointment.