Ensō is associated with Zen Buddhism and in Japanese means "circle".
Ensō symbolizes a moment when the mind is free to simply let the body/spirit create.
In Japanese calligraphy ensō symbolises absolute enlightenment, strength, elegance, the universe, and the void.
Zen Buddhists "believe that the character of the artist is fully exposed in how the ensō is painted.
This collection of paintings using acrylic on linen canvas has been created with a limited palette whilst controlling the balance of composition and asymmetry.
The ensō symbol occurs intuitively in these works which can be seen as an expression of self.