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roar + foam

roar + foam | 28×22 | SOLD This was one of my first breakthrough abstracts where I was beginning to feel the freedom and joy of painting in a way that…

where the action suddenly reverses

where the action suddenly reverses | acrylic on canvas | 24×30 | $280

ember + ash

ember + ash

ember + ash | acrylic on canvas | 12×9 | SOLD I painted this after an Ash Wednesday service. The sooty, smeary, chalkiness of the ash foremost in my eyes. I…

lemony pink

lemony pink

lemony pink | acrylic on canvas | 20×16 | $160 Hopeful, strong, sunny, free…like the memories of sugary, tart lemonade that I drank in gulps as a child and my hand…

something to tell

something to tell | acrylic on canvas | 14 x 11 | $77 I was playing with textures, smears and embracing the unpolished spirit of it. A vague face emerged.…

the slightest fissure

the slightest fissure

the slightest fissure | acrylic on canvas | 14×18 | Sold This beautiful drippy piece was painted with such a light hand. I was painting it in an art class and…

h i lighter

h i lighter

h i lighter | acrylic on canvas | 12×12 | $72 Inspired by my love affair of brand new, bright yellow hi-lighters, stenciled letters, pencil sketches and white-out.

sound of the trees

sound of the trees

s ound of the trees | acrylic on canvas | 20×16 | $160 From the second floor window I watched the rainstorm move the trees closer to the earth. I…

penny on the tracks

penny on the tracks | acrylic on canvas | 12×12 | $72 | SOLD I have loved railroad cars since I was little and the tracks ran behind our house.…

after the fire a whisper

after the fire a whisper

after the fire a whisper | acrylic on canvas | 48 x 30 per panel | SOLD My point of inspiration for this project began with the Ghent Altar Piece.…

the first good rainfall

the first good rainfall

the first good rainfall | acrylic on canvas | 11 x 14 | SOLD I could feel myself slipping into an old way of painting and it was pretty and…

flutter + land

flutter + land | acrylic and color pencil on paper | 4.5 x 6 | SOLD

woven in song

woven in song | acrylic on paper | 9 x 12 | $50

tumbled white

tumbled white | acrylic on paper | 9 x 12 | $50

toward

toward | acrylic on paper | 9 x 12 | $50 Turning around and finally looking toward. Turning my face in hope and longing.

verdant

verdant | acrylic and pencil on paper | 9 x 12 | $50

summer at bright

summer at full bright | acrylic on paper | 12 x 9 | $50

liquid pink

liquid pink | acrylic on paper | 12 x 9 | $50

cry still iced

cry still iced | acrylic on paper | 12 x 9 | $50

forest skyline

forest skyline | acrylic on paper | 12 x 9 | $50

summer at night

summer at night | acrylic on paper | 12 x 9 | $50

happy birthday gustav

happy birthday gustav | acrylic and pencil on paper | 12 x 9 | $50 Painted on Klimt’s birthday with him in mind. Inspired by The Kiss, always one of…

kite + freedom

kite + freedom | acrylic and pencil on paper | 9 x 12 | $50 During those blustery moments of wind that come suddenly to the open field, the wildness…

momento

momento | mixed media on paper | 9 x 12 | SOLD This one is now in the home of an artist friend who went through a tremendous struggle. She…

icing

icing | mixed media on paper | 9 x 12 | $50

ornamental

ornamental | acrylic on canvas and glitter | 36 x 36 | $520 Ornamental: serving to add beauty This abstract came from a photo that I had of all our…

dressed in white

dressed in white | acrylic on canvas | 36 x 48 | SOLD The title for this piece comes from the language we often use to describe a bride. I held…

bonfires green

bonfires green | acrylic on canvas | 24 x 36 | $430 The Enkindled Spring By D. H. Lawrence   This spring as it comes bursts up in bonfires green, Wild…

deep strength to weep

deep strength to weep | acrylic on canvas | 18 x 24 | $220

black is gold

black is gold | acrylic on canvas | 24 x 30 | $360 From Juicy 1-4 by Blood Orange Feeling oldKnowing that the dream you soldHow’d you make it to your…

storytelling in the clouds

storytelling in the clouds | acrylic and oil stick on canvas | 24 x 30 | $360 Wonder by Gungor Once I had wings and I flewIn a sky that…

trains + elephants

train track + elephants | acrylic on canvas | 30 x 24 | SOLD A Ritual to Read to Each OtherBy William E. Stafford   If you don’t know the kind of person…

orchid

orchid | acrylic on canvas | 11 x 14 | SOLD

already on mars

already on mars | acrylic and oil stick on canvas | 24 x 36 | SOLD This painting was inspired by the movie, Hidden Figures, the story of a team…

breath + bone

breath + bone | acrylic and oil stick on canvas | 18 x 24 | $430 And the Lord God formed man of the dust of the ground, and breathed into his nostrils…

yellow woods

yellow woods | mixed media on birch panel | 12 x 12 in | $200 USD* | framed Two roads diverged in a yellow wood…Robert Frost …and if I was…

clothes-line rosary

clothes-line rosary | mixed media on birch panel | 12 x 12 in | $200 USD* | framed The clothes-line is a RosaryOf household help and care;Each little saint the…

finding the trail

finding the trail | mixed media on birch panel | 12 x 12 in. | $200 USD* | framed The universe is constantly trying to get my attention. I can’t…

out in the field

out in the field | mixed media on birch panel | 12 x 12 in | $200 USD* | framed This is my favorite of this series. It will be…

ashy gold + orange

ashy gold + orange | mixed media on birch panel | 12 x 12 in | $200 USD* | framed I have taken scales from offThe cheeks of the moon.I…

jubilant

jubilant | mixed media on birch panel | 12 x 12 in | $200 USD* | framed Ah Sun-flower! weary of time,Who countest the steps of the Sun:Seeking after that sweet…

comfort of flowers

comfort of flowers | mixed media on birch panel | 12×12 in | $200 USD* | framed When I find myself drawing or painting flowers, it’s a signal for me…

always bold

always bold | mixed media on birch panel | 12 x 12 in | $200 USD* | framed Thou yellow trumpeter of laggard Spring!Thou herald of the rich Summer’s myriad…

memory translates

memory translates | mixed media on birch panel | 12 x 12 in | $200 USD* | framed Watching the railcars click by, I remember a house from my childhood.…

mathematic ebb + flow

mathematic ebb + flow | mixed media on birch panel | 12 x 12 in | $200 USD* | framed Behold the Sea,The opaline, the plentiful and strong,Yet beautiful as…

tryst

tryst | mixed media on birch panel | 12 x 12 in | $200 USD* | framed tryst n. an appointment to meet at a certain time and place, esp.…