NEW KINGDOM SERIES
32" X 36" Multi-sensory, mixed media acrylic painting on canvas. Self portrait of the artist. 03.24.2021
Inspired by Georgia O'Keeffe's "The White Calico Flower," 1931. The Whitney Museum of Art.
Alternative Text: a self-portrait of the artist in front of Georgia O'Keeffe's, "The White Calico Flower." There is a shelf in the foreground that has an antique jar holding heart-shaped rocks, a blue oil lamp, and a pile of heart-shaped rocks stacked on top of one another.
MY OWN WORST ENEMY SERIES
48" X 18" Multi-sensory, mixed media acrylic painting on canvas.
Inspired by David and Goliath Statue, Seton Delaval Hall, from Florentine. Late 16th/early 17th Century. 03.02.2021
Alternate Text: In the extreme forefront of the canvas, the head of a giant looks off to the left, open-mouthed. The eye travels up the figure of David standing behind him, sword upraised. The sky behind them is filled with the silhouette of hordes of flying birds. The piece uses grays, blues, and greens.
Je Suis Pret
31' X 48" Multi-sensory, mixed media acrylic painting on canvas. 10.31.2021
Inspired by Katsushika Hosukai's woodblock print of, "Under the Great Wave of Kanagawa," circa 1831.
Alternate Text: Mechagodzilla is under the Great Wave of Kanagawa. He stands ominously above the Lincoln Memorial and Mt. Fuji. The lines of his sectioned, mechanical tail lead back into the painting. Above his head, in the background, are F-16s and F/A-18s in a Super Delta pattern.