Printmaking

Additive Monoprints

29″ x 21.25″ 2016 Although these prints were made by painting with ink directly on the matrix (a clear sheet of acrylic), it was not like painting at all. Unlike paint, the ink resists movement so it is a battle with materials. One must work against time and drying, even with the addition of clove […]

Reductive Monoprints

29″ x 21.25″ 2016 In a reductive monoprint, the artist begins by covering the matrix, in this case a sheet of clear acrylic, with ink and wiping out all the white parts. These images were created from sketchbook drawings made at the Running Horse Studio Collection in Irwindale, CA.

Pech Merle

Monoprint, 12″ x 12″ December 2015 This print was made with stencils in completely random order, as I inked them for inclusion in other prints. The result reminded me of early cave paintings, so I appropriated a title used by Elaine De Kooning, who was inspired by the caves of France for many of her […]

Dead Horse

Reductive Monoprint, 2016. Selected by Ann Prentice Wagner, Curator of Drawings at the Arkansas Arts Center, for inclusion in the 2017 Delta National Small Prints Exhibition at the Bradbury Art Museum.

Three Horse Heads

Collagraph (left) and marker drawing (right).

Dreamscape: Griffith Park

Reduction Linoleum Print, 15.5″ x 24″ December 2015 In addition to the fabulous examples of Art Nouveau at the Griffith Park Carousel in Los Angeles, the movement evokes a dreamlike quality which was the focus of this print. A reduction linoleum print, also known as a suicide print, requires the artist to print each color […]

Dreamscape II, a triptych.

This triptych won the Windes Corporate Gallery Award and was displayed in downtown Long Beach, 2016.

Tunnel Book: The Pageantry of the Carousel

  Lithograph, watercolor, acrylic. 9.5″ x 10″ May 2015 Tunnel books, arranged to simulate a three-dimensional illusion, originated in the 1700’s and were inspired by stage sets. However, its name has a surprising source. In England this form of book was used to advertise a newly built tunnel under the Thames River. The tunnel itself […]