This oil on canvas is part of a series of figures wearing the styles of Late Victorian/Early Edwardian costume. They spring from a trove of old family photos and from stories about that era.
The work was sold from an exhibition at the Contemporary Art Center in Peoria, IL
Leaning heavily on the Zorn palette for this one. Lots of fun with the limited color range.
Abstract Seated Figure, recipient of the 2014 Canson Excellence in Arts Award in the 79th Annual National Juried Art Exhibition at the Cooperstown Art Association in Cooperstown, New York.
A common sight on the rolling prairie near my studio is the solitary bird of prey. Patiently waiting for lunch, it is another example of nature’s ability to camouflage while still providing unmistakable patterns and colors that identify an individual species. Once again, I am more interested in conveying a momentary glimpse rather than a detailed anatomical study.
This oil on canvas is another member of the Earthscape series that I have been pursuing for many years.
Acrylic and charcoal on paper.
Oil on canvas
“Chelsea Morning” is one of a series of new oil/cold wax paintings completed in 2016.