Chair in the Tuolumne River. The water was clear and warm. We walked and swam and picked wild grapes and blackberries.
Sunset on the golf course, after a rain.
Wally and Connor silhouetted against the windows at the Museum of Art in San Jose. Lovely museum, lovely architecture.
I think Amber took this photo. I call it "Keegan and Connor ponder the city."
Oil Pastel on Masonite Board (24 x 36)
This one was accepted into the Autumn Art Festival juried show at the Mistlin Gallery, Modesto CA. Acrylic on canvas (16 x 20)
Measuring the Marigolds
Marigolds remind me of my father. The title and idea come from a song in a movie about storyteller Hans Christian Andersen. Acrylic on Canvas(24 x 36)
Dream of Summer
Acrylic on Canvas(22 x 22)
Inspired by an image of computer simulation of an F4 tornado I saw in a magazine. Soft pastel on paper (16 x 20) This is one of the rare examples of my work that my husband likes...
This is about the negative feelings we often carry around with us. The individual paintings represent Hopelessness, Resentment and Grief. This one was also accepted into a juried show. (Overall dimensions are 21w x 16d x 18h).
Bye Bye Blackbird
OK, they're starlings. But I like the minimalist feeling of this painting. It was the first time I painted an animal in detail. Acrylic on Masonite( 19 x 23)
Deconstructing David (acrylic, 22x22) I painted this for a show at the Mistlin Gallery called Celebrating the Figure. I thought David should be in the show.
White Oak, Black Oak, Red Oak, Blue Oak
One of my earliest works, this one is in colored pencil. Its a visual play on the common names of the plants. All are rendered anatomically accurately, except for the color, of course.
Coming At You
I did this around the time of the proposed travel ban. Monoprint, acrylic on paper. (12 x 16)
Monoprint, acrylic on paper. (12 x 16)
Children Facing the Future
I did a series of acrylic monoprints, stenciling and painting on paper. Lots of fun. These are roughly 8 x 10, matted to 11 x 14.
The Joker and One-Eyed Jack
I also enjoy doing minis- these are acrylic on 4 x 4 cradled wood panels.
A few years ago, I played around making tessalations with a free program called Tess. It's still around, but now you have to pay for it. This one is called Oak Leaves.
I call this one Autumn Fire
Couples (oil markers on three 4x4 wood blocks) Sold the first time I exhibited it!
Love, Pluto (AKA Outer Planets)
Red Window (Acrylic, 12x12) Gifted to my friend, Jennifer Cooper.
Red Lilies (on canvas) and Coral Bells (on art board). Gifted to my brother Joseph and sister Jo Ann, respectively.