"Converging" oil and conte on canvas
When I was working on my BFA in painting, my senior thesis revolved around vessels. I was inspired by my study abroad experience in Italy. Specifically Sorrento, where from the cliff's above the Bay of Naples fishing boats turned into a more abstracted shape.
"Docked" oil on canvas
"Head First" oil and graphite on canvas
A few years after graduation I was a resident artist at The Holt Center for the Arts. And I think it may be this painting that introduced the house form, I don't even think it was a conscience decision.
"Nested" oil and graphite on canvas
For 10 years I have been working with this image. I keep thinking that it's time to move on. So most recently I feel like I am searching in the studio. Obviously the house form is still front and center, but I am hoping by letting myself play something will develop.
not titled yet - 8 x 8" encaustic on birch panel
"conversation" 8 x *" encaustic on panel
not titles 4 x 6" encaustic on panel
This last one I started the summer my father past away as an acrylic on canvas. But I just couldn't get it right. I decided to try it in encaustic. Still don't think it's right, but it's a start!
11 x 14" encaustic on panelWho know where this will go!?