Two things have been stolen from me this year. The first was a painting, stolen from me at a NEMAA sponsored art fair in May. That theft was disguised as an art sale… The second theft was less personal because it wasn’t something I’d made, but more personal due to where it happened.
My inspiration for doing environmentally themed art is thanks to many people. One is James Hansen, former head climate scientist of NASA and many other climate scientists who have been speaking out more and more each year. Another inspiration for action and a source of information is Peter Sinclair, who makes videos called “Climate Denial […]
I really enjoy working on Yupo paper, a paper that I believe is made from some kind of plastic. Whatever it’s made of, it’s synthetic paper that is waterproof. So oddly enough, a lot of watercolor painters use it. It’s not at all permeable and the paint or anything else just slides across it. Pens […]
Some of my first commissions were for realistic portraits of people (and often their dogs). I’m at a point where I’m mostly moving away from realism into art that I consider more meaningful but back when I was in school, and for several years after, most of what I did was in a realistic style. […]
This is just a small sample of some recent work. My next public show is an art fair in St. Cloud at the Munsinger/Clements Gardens on July 19th, from 10:00 am to 8:00 pm. Stop by and see our work! There will be over 50 artists there and it is a beautiful gardens setting on […]
This is a start of a new series about peoples’ relationship to the environment and how we are inextricably linked to nature in every way because we are of nature. This one is called Sunset Woman. It’s a 22″ x 28″ acrylic painting on canvas and as yet unframed. Contact me with any questions or […]
This is a small painting done in 2010, and basically a scene of war. White phosphorous is a weapon, disguised as a chemical shield in order to make it legal to use in war. It’s a particularly horrible weapon, literally burning the flesh off people it comes in contact with. It was used extensively in […]