I knew the term “constable” and of course the commonly mentioned “murder” of crows but it felt to me that there must be several terms as there are usually several ways of going about saying anything in the English language. Conspiracy, constable…unkindness. The last struck me and I decided to do a portrait of a […]
HUTCH (TOGETHER) 24 x 24 inches, oil, graphite, pyrography and ink on board
I am now showing my work at THE GEORGE gallery in Laguna Beach! THE GEORGE is especially exciting to me because of the artists gallerist Lisa Aslanian chooses and that they are all woman. […]
I love the patterns of sparrows, the way they hop between cafe tables picking up crumbs, taking flight in a moment of instinctual panic and settle back down again. When they beg their little eyes get warm and pleading.
I always include two different kinds of sparrows in my work, the Old World […]
References serve as a point of departure for me, even in commissioned portraits. I often times ask the person sitting (or dancing around as I take pictures) to bring an object that is personal to them or they feel defines some intangible aspect of their inner landscape. In doing this I am hoping to […]