Clouds
2019
Oil on panel
108" x 42"

I painted "Clouds" many colors until I had a clear image in my mind of dark clouds with gold edges. The piece feel like a story of hope

Three dimensional painting with layers of painted panels

Relatively light weight

African Carpet
2019
Mixed
36.5 x 59

 "African Carpet" was created after I began to study contemporary African American art. The colors and open composition resonate to me of a somewhat different culture than mine. My work using wood in a three dimensional way and painting it has been satisfying in that it provides a tactile and dynamic quality to the work. 

Homage
2019
Sculpture
45" x' 78

"Homage" is simply an homage to the great artist Joan Miro. I had the opportunity to visit The Joan Miro Foundation in Barcelona. His work brings me great joy.

Alligators
2018
Hog wire, asphalt, toy alligators, plastic plants
46" x 46"

This is a playful piece with toy alligators moving across a grid. The alligators are like slashes of paint on a canvas.

Traveling in Circles
2018
Board games, game pieces, toy cars, cards
9' x 9'
Assemblage of board games and game pieces with toy cars on plastic road going round and round
The Places You'll Go
2017
board games, toys, Brio trains
98" x' 51"

Assemblage of gameboards, toy airplanes and toy trains.

Tea Time
2017
Mixed Media
36" x 41" x 23"
shrub, acrylic paint, pewter tea pot, nest, paper mache' birds, silk rose petals
Game Pieces
2018
Game pieces, paint, pom poms
31 1/2" x 42"
Transit Map
2004
rope, flocking, beads, wire
36" x 26"
Eggs and Jewels
1997
Paper Mache', beads, plastic eggs, tissue paper, acrylic paint
40" x 45"
Wall hung weaving from paper mache' strips. Beaded egg shapes on the surface with one "egg" opened to reveal "crystal" shapes
Small Flying Carpet
wire, toys, lights, beads
Running
hardware clothe, wire, papier mache', paint
Small Papier Mache' Carpet
2005
papier mache, paint, glitter
12" x 16 1/2"
Woven Papier Mache'
2005
Papier Mache', builder's mesh, paint, glitter
15" x 20"
Four Corners
2004
Wire Blanket
2004
wire, polymer clay, paint
31" x 56"
Wire Blanket looks like and ancient Indian artifact but it is quite contemporary! Each bead was formed on the wire and baked until hardened. Then each bead was painted along with the supporting wire.
Flower Power
2005
rope, papier mache', paint, gimp
Spirit
2009
Wood, copper
12" x' 40"
Assemblage of animal and human shapes.
Swirls
2015
Beeswax, paraffin, caulk, beads on board
56" x 70" x 6"
Construction of panels covered in wax "leaves" with applied areas of bead covered shapes