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…

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…

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.

Now

Your only source of power is the present moment, right now!  The past is over, decaying, blurred together…there is nothing happening there.  The future is unknown, full of possibilities, but nothing is happening there either.  Now, in this moment, is the only time that matters and the only place ANYTHING happens.  Right NOW! Now, 2013,…

Acceptance

Acceptance, from Un-photo-shopped Series, 2013, acrylic on canvas, 60″ x 60″ Whenever Frida Kahlo was asked why she painted so many self-portraits she would simply reply “because I am the person I know best”.  With that in mind I painted this self-portrait in the hopes of getting to know myself a little better.  It was…