“Vortex Bali Mona” 1995

Mixed media on paper. 22″ x 30″. I had just spent a couple weeks in Bali.  In front of the temples I saw many sculptures of naked people.  While Indonesia is a Islamic country Bali is mostly Hindu/Buddhist.  In recognition of the large numbers of Muslim tourist in Bali the genitals of the naked sculptures […]

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Black, White, and Grey” 1972

Acrylic on canvas. 8′ x 18′. Collection of the artist.  This was the 3rd of my big paintings of the 70s.  It is evident that I was very into Stella at that time.  I was driven by the idea that painting like sculpture could actually be constructive in concept and actuality.  As an undergraduate I […]

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“Red and Yellow” 1970

Acrylic on canvas. 6′ x 36′. Destroyed. At 36 feet this was my longest painting.  That’s me with all the hair at the far end of the painting.  The arc is a true catenary arc.  It was don by hanging a string from each end and tracing its shadow.  I did this painting in about […]

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“Zero” 1972

Merton Boyd Gallery, Columbus, OH. Wood and plywood replica of vintage Japanese ‘Zero’ airplane painted pink and yellow. Construction team included Bill Roseberry, Denny McCoy, Rick Sadlier and Roy Palmer. The flag  was a pink and yellow Japanese flag. I pretended I couldn’t speak English for a TV interview. I was wearing aviation goggles and […]

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“Cage and Stick”

Mixed media on paper (byobu).  22″ x 30″. Collection of Gail and John Enns.  This was the first folding screen I made.  I was assisted in learning this art form by Mary Amt, Special Assistant to The Director at the Smithsonian Freer Gallery.  We watched a film of hiogushi (conservators) rebuilding a byobu at The […]

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“Angler” 1980

Oil and collage. 63″ x 63″, unknown colletion, Chicago From the late 70s to early 80s I shifted to work based on patterns and collage.  This painting was shown in solo show at Henri Gallery DC and Balkin Fine Arts in Chicago.  These were my first shows in “big city” galleries.

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“Wigwam Chair” 2004.

Assemblage with mixed media. Unknown collection.  I did this for a charity auction for The Washingtion Project for The Arts (WPA).  I believe it was called The Chair Show and all submitted work had to include either an actual chair or an image of a chair.

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“Blue Cyclops” 1990

Pulp painting. 22″ x 30″. Unknown collection. One of many hand made and pulp painted pieces done at Pyramid Atlantic Center for Paper, Print and The Book in Tacoma Park MD.   It is a collaboration with mast printer/master paper artist Helen Frederick.  For about a year and a half I was an artist in residence […]

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