Oil painting 34″ x 44″ 2017 This is the final image in the three-year project, “Silent Screams.” It was painted on location at the Running Horse Studio Collection in Irwindale, CA.
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Quill pen, ink, colored pencil, 18″ x 24″ Summer, 2016. Donor’s Choice Honorable Mention, Ink & Clay; Kellogg Art Gallery, 2016. 8th Annual Drawing Discourse Exhibition, University of North Carolina Asheville, 2017. Juror: Scott Noel.
Dead Horse II: Warehoused
Waterbased ink, Inktense, and colored pencil, 21″ x 29″ Summer, 2016. Displayed at uBe Art, Berkeley, 2016.
Charcoal, 18″ x 24″ Summer, 2016. Displayed at the Verum Ultimum Art Gallery in Portland, Oregon, 2016. Sold.
MFA Show at Cal. State Long Beach: March 20, 2016.
The Dead Horse
Water-based ink and conté crayon, 21.25″ x 29″ 2016 Sold. This horse is waiting for restoration at the Running Horse Studio Collection in Irwindale, CA. An initial drawing was made on a clear sheet of acrylic, from which I created an additive monoprint. The second, ghost print taken from the same matrix was extremely light… Continue reading The Dead Horse
Water-based ink and conté crayon, 18″ x 24″ 2016 The theme of the antique carousel has taken a slightly new direction in these recent drawings, completed at the Running Horse Studio Collection in Irwindale, CA. The animal is now separated completely from the carousel, although still bound by poles and trapped in a carving. They… Continue reading Herds
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… Continue reading Additive 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.
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… Continue reading Pech Merle