Works from 2016 to Present In     Paint &Paper

 

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Media Fans the Flames

Media Fans the Flames

12 x 13 x 3, Little Fork-Tongued Daemon dramatizes the news in little screens across the land, inflaming passions neither false nor true. Part 1 of 3 P-residential Fodder Series (including "Lethal Murmuration" & "I, of the storm")

Lethal Murmuration

Lethal Murmuration

12 x 13 x 1, The Warring Circle Frightens with Self-Righteous Might beating the Mendacious Drums of War for the Gods of Glory. Or, simply Fascism on the Rise. Part 2 of 3.

I, of the Storm

I, of the Storm

Acrylic and Enamel on Canvas & Canvas Paper: In observance of the inauguration of an new type of leader to preside over my country. 12 " x 12" x 3", January 2017, #3 in the P-residental Series

Flight (Forced Migration)

Flight (Forced Migration)

We are all immigrants, migrating in search of the promised land of peace and plenty, of kindness and justice for all. In this mixed media work, the flock flees from the wrath of war. 20 x 30 x 3. This is the first work of many that will explore the instinctual need to migrate, to fly to safety.

Thanksgiving Hymn to the Moon

Thanksgiving Hymn to the Moon

Watercolor memory to accompany a poem of a midnight moonlit view out my window at my neighbor's pond, Thanksgiving 2015

Duckling Dreams

Duckling Dreams

The impact of Andersen's fairy tale on my life envisioned as a poetic dream, in inescapable blue watercolor and gouache. 14 x 17

Between  12 x 16 x 3

Between 12 x 16 x 3

Began, as a cutting meditation due to a remark made about belief in the devil, while I was being filmed (see video page), plays with the expression "between the devil & the deep blue sea." Private Collection.

A Feather on the Breath of God

A Feather on the Breath of God

A watercolor, reviving and learning new techniques, with thoughts of dwarf planets and the existential meditations of Hildegard of Bingham

Makemake and the Dwarf Reds

Makemake and the Dwarf Reds

Using the template for the 1st watercolor, this second planetary exploration follows on the astrological news of new dwarf planets near the demoted Pluto, and other exciting discoveries. 12 x 14

Lord Fishfly Flyingfish

Lord Fishfly Flyingfish

One of the forgotten gods, this Lord presides over flying water creatures, above & below the surface. Acrylic on cut paper 17" x 2 1/2" Circle

Lord Ichneumon

Lord Ichneumon

Lord of insects of fearful beauty that enchant the world with variety and grace, forgotten in the web of time. Various papers and acrylics on foamboard. 17 x 17 x 3

The Angelfish of the Apocalypse 2012

The Angelfish of the Apocalypse 2012

This work had been left aside, half-done, a silly play on a haunting theme. Sketches began in 2009, and played with in paint and paper for years. And now, we add to the fun of the fable of the end of the world, by the God of St. John, the Revelator. 12 x 16 watercolor

Seeka goes to Ipanema

Seeka goes to Ipanema

A tribute to the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, with our beautiful blonde belle haloed in a buzz of mosquitos looking luscious on the beach. 12 x 18

The Changling

The Changling

The striking red face against the blue and yellow became a personality, like a babe placed on the doorstep in the middle of the night to a man, aging and balding, blue of sea, sky; yellow of sun and wildflower weeds. 10 x 14 x 3

Lord Finbarr the Holy 13 x 18 x 2

Lord Finbarr the Holy 13 x 18 x 2

An update of an older work, raising Uncle Finbarr to the status of Lost Deities: He is now Lord Finbarr the Holy of Gotaway Fishtales and Dampened Dreams

‎Lil Miss Paula's Pic-a-nic Daemon 2

‎Lil Miss Paula's Pic-a-nic Daemon 2

An update of a faded older work, Miss Paula's daemon and background are all on acrylic painted canvas paper, with ants added for titillation 22 x 22 x 3

Harmony, November 2016

Harmony, November 2016

Subtitled: "Breaching the flames of Intolerance". A small work, 8 1/2 x 10 1/2, this is the 4th in the Series beginning with "Media Fans the Flames" the theme, flight, to and from danger, seeking liberty and freedom.

When Men Go Wild

When Men Go Wild

Subtitle: (Wildlife Go) 5th in the Flight Series, a study paralleling destruction of our home planet by 'civilized' men. The circular pattern a reflection of the revolution of celestial and earthly motion in the frantic circle of life, flight and freedom. Revived 11/11/18 14 x 13 Acrylic on Canvas

Cardinal Mimulus, Revived

Cardinal Mimulus, Revived

A reconstruction of an earlier work, done at the 'smoking out' of the Pope Francis, this work recently was damaged in a fall from grace (aka, the wall) now redone in acrylic & enamel on canvas paper.

Apiariadnae, Reborn 2018

Apiariadnae, Reborn 2018

The Goddess of Honeyflies and Butterbees is refined with two additions, and general beauty treatment. 18 x 18 x 3, Various papers, canvas paper on foamboard.

MeadowLark

MeadowLark

An apparition in a meadow, a creation story, or a dream. Acrylic on Canvas 17 x 17 Private Collection

GreenDog1

GreenDog1

Inspired by Medieval & Celtic images & tales of the Green Man, appear in the new foliage of Spring this lovely creatures blooms from canvas, in a sunburst of greenery. 17 x 17 x 2, Acrylic on Canvas and Paper

Return

Return

The cycle of life, terrestrial evolves/returns celestial. Celebrating the life a sweet wild-haired dog, named Abigail, bringer of joy. 17 x 17 Acrylic on Canvas

When the Rainbow Flees the Sky

When the Rainbow Flees the Sky

The search goes on for a habitable environment, for home among the stars, a safe haven from violence and cruelty, to peace and plenty. Acrylic on Canvas and Canvas Paper, 11 x 14 x 2

Cycle

Cycle

Acrylic on Canvas & Cut Canvas Paper, 18 x 22, a celebration of the rebirth of earth in the cycle of Spring & Summer

Time & Distance (Flight Series)

Time & Distance (Flight Series)

Acrylic on Canvas and fiber covered board 10 x 10. Seeking to understand the movement of celestial orbs, and the continued flight of all living creatures

Moonfish

Moonfish

A cyclical dream, of creatures of flight and fins, frozen waters and full rabbit/man moon 10 x 10 acrylic on canvas/canvas paper

Bird Psalm3

Bird Psalm3

A poem becomes a painting; a song of these earthly angels, turned creatures into clouds, flight into words 20 x 26

MonkeyBoy

MonkeyBoy

A redo of this work, with the sorrow of the passing of the subject the joy of life a dream too brief. Momma always said to him, "You are my darlin' Golden Monkey Boy, I could just eat you all up." And she did. Mixed Media. 14 x 18 x 3

Mergansers on the Passumpsic

Mergansers on the Passumpsic

Inspired by a pair of Hooded Mergansers, Male & Female on a feeding frenzy before heading south, as the river begins to freeze. 12 x 12 Acrylic on Canvas

Ascension (for Alma)

Ascension (for Alma)

Begun as a bright yellow moon, with a beloved white canine howling at it, it became darker as my sister Alma was dying. It is a meditation of her life and beautiful spirit. 12 x 10 & 4 x 6 Acrylic on Canvas & Canvas Paper

Phaces of the Moon

Phaces of the Moon

Always fascinated with the Moon & the Man in it, this is a play on the physical wonder and fun of both. 15 x 15 mixed media (Acrylic on Cardboard, Wood, Canvas Paper)

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Harmony, November 2016

Subtitled: "Breaching the flames of Intolerance". A small work, 8 1/2 x 10 1/2, this is the 4th in the Series beginning with "Media Fans the Flames" the theme, flight, to and from danger, seeking liberty and freedom.