“Retablo, Pear” 1993”

Oil on copper, 6” x 8”. Unknown location. My dear friend Bill Roseberry painted a number of pears and other fruits back in the 80s.  For sure I had one of his images lingering in my mind when I painted this on a  little piece of roofing copper.  “By your students you are taught”.   […]

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“Prairie Cyclops” 1992

Mixed media, 18” x 10” x 8”. Artist’s collection. In Iowa I would occasionally visit someone’s farm buildings. They always gave me the creeps.  Something sinister about all the things hidden in a hay loft.  Ropes, chains, hooks, pitch forks lurking in the darkness.  I always imagined a lynching ….. or being trampled by a […]

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“Monument to Sarajevo” 1993

Mixed media, 32” x 35”. Artist’s collection The pictures of the siege of Sarajevo looked like Dresden.  I used newspaper to collage up a sanctuary likeness.  To me it felt like silence.

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“Orchardhouse Black and White” 2004

Oil on multiple wood panels, 64” x 120”. Artist’s collection. As you may know by now whenever I have the opportunity to paint a structure I won’t pass it by. After moving out of DC to Berryville VA I began painting my ecological series “The Berryville Treepikes”.   Included were a few farm buildings that […]

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