New Work: "Inside you there is also now an oak forest." Locally foraged earth pigments and black walnut & oak gall inks on wood panel. 16" x 20"
ON VIEW AT PAJARO VALLEY ARTS "New Beginnings" show Jan 18 - Feb 26
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”
Inherently Sacred Series:
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"
2022 works from the Watsonville Wine Beer and Art Walk:
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"
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"
"Coast Live Oaks,"
Tanoak acorn cap ink and earth pigments on wood panels.