Portrait of a Woman

What image do you see in your mind when you hear the word “woman”? The definition of the word is simple: wom·an: [woom-uhn] noun 1. an adult female human being. However that word translated into a visual language is anything but simple. Semiotics, the study of language, is the foundation of my artistic exploration of this word. Portrait…

Inside

Inside, 2014, acrylic on wood panel, 24” x 24”   Colors by Shel Silverstein My skin is kind of sort of brownish Pinkish yellowish white. My eyes are grayish blueish green, But I’m told they look orange in the night. My hair is reddish blondish brown, But it’s silver when it’s wet. And all the…

Let Me Out

Let Me Out, 2014, mixed media, 4” x 4” each The moment you meet me you start putting me in boxes.  Male, Female, check.  Young, old, check.  White, Black, check. And then when you start getting to know me you put me in a few more boxes; unemployed, student, professional, heterosexual, homosexual, single, married, divorced,…

Colorado Colors

On Display at Larimer Square. Jan 25 – Feb 28 The Upcycled Art Exhibited debuted at the inaugural Art of Winter on Larimer Square in January 2011, and remains an anticipated annual exhibit of Art of Winter. The pieces featured in the Upcycled Art exhibit are created by Colorado artists on non-traditional canvasses of recycled…

Ickle Me

Shel Silverstein is by far my favorite poets!  We read these poems so much as my children were growing up that as adults they still have most of them memorized. Ickle Me, Pickle Me, Tickle Me Too, 2014, acrylic on wood panels, 12″ x 12″  The Dentist, 2014, acrylic on wood panels, 12″ x 12″  Me-Stew, 2014, acrylic…

Robodonna & Child

Robodonna & Child, 2014, oil on wood panel, 24″ x 24” I had a desire to paint robots…..so I looked for a historical painting that would make the LEAST amount of sense to have robots in it…..and this was the result. Yeah, yeah, I know, artists are so weird.  I know.