Coast Live Oaks Thrive in a Fire Ecology, painted with the earth from the place they grow, during wildfire season. Background is from one chunk of yellow ochre, heated to make the different hues to red. Trees painted with limestone, oak gall ink, blue clay and glair, on wood panel. 30”x24”
Yerba Santa Flanked by California Thrasher & Jack Rabbit, A Triptych from the Inherently Sacred Series. Locally foraged earth pigments and redwood charcoal, 11.5 x 23" ON VIEW AT PAJARO VALLEY ARTS Alma Sagrada Show April 6-May 22
Earth Pigments from Miocene era layers visible on sea cliffs in Santa Cruz County. Walnut husk ink and Miocene earth pigments on wood panel, 30x24"
New Work: Low Tide, Tanoak acorn cap ink over egg tempera paint made of ground up stones from a Santa Cruz mountain peak (gathered a week before a 2020 wildfire,) wood panel, 16"x20" ON VIEW AT PAJARO VALLEY ARTS Alma Sagrada Show April 6-May 22
"Coast Live Oaks,"
Tanoak acorn cap ink and earth pigments on wood panels. ON VIEW AT PAJARO VALLEY ARTS Alma Sagrada Show April 6-May 22