Creation

After finishing my show, A Search for All the Saints, I embarked on my larger paintings.  I used multiple sketches of birds and free form shapes to formulate a creation theme.  Multiple mixed media layers, expansions of my favorite color red and circles dance throughout the canvas.  I think I am finished?  I sanded between about […]

Merge IV

“Lost Shoes” “The Offering” “Lost Memories” I was thrilled to be chosen to participate in Merge IV, Society of Layerists National Exhibition, April 7-30  in Albuquerque, NM, Expo NM (celebrating 35 years.  I entered three of my women as this is or should be the year of women. They will soon be for sale on […]

Total abandon and fun!  While experimenting with all kinds of texture (media and papers, strings etc.) the wild rooster on the mini bike appeared.  This is the time for lightening up and going with abandon.  He makes me laugh and this is the time for wild uncontrolled laughter.  Patrolman Mancuso in “A Confederacy of Dunces” […]

New Series: Night lights from Marfa!

A recent commission renewed my interest in a painting I did in Marfa Texas of the Night Lights.  I am experimenting with sizes, textures, colors and shape distortions.  I love the colors and have started three new canvases moving to larger pieces.  Going with Native American symbols and nature shapes leads to a virtual dance […]

Nuraghe Warriors

“Warrior, Left” Mixed Media, paper on canvas, 11″ x 14″ cold wax finish “Warrior Right”  Mixed Media, paper on canvas, 11″ x 14″ cold wax finish Watercolor Sketch of warrior Bronzetti These ancient warriors, archers and shield-wielding boxers made of bronze, Bronzetti, are on the march. Time of conception is estimated at 2,700 years ago. […]

Nuraghe Madonnas, mixed media, faces from the past

“Face of a Bronzetti,” Mixed Media, paper on canvas, 11″ x 14,” cold wax finish “Madonna of Oliena,” Mixed Media, paper on canvas, 11″ x 14,” cold wax finish “Woman of Bronze,” Mixed Media, paper on canvas, 11″ x 14,” cold wax finish Our major search and discovery began on the island of Sardinia where […]

“Le Tete du Taureau”

“le tete du taureau,” Mixed Media, paper on canvas, 9″x12,” cold wax finish The French caves were breathtaking. The guide at Lascaux 2 (the original cave, Lascaux, circa 17,000 BCE closed to the public due to damage caused by human breath) said we were entering an ice age cathedral. The huge cave of the bulls […]