I am not a camera. I select and give evidence to the physical world.
Always a Way Out
Losing your way is part of the joy as you figure out the puzzle of how the land fits together and touches the sky. I have lost myself though I...
Arches curve, narrow and balance on top of one another. Some delicately thin, while others with large cracks, remain standing, ignoring the rules of gravity. watercolor 46 x 22 glass and wood frame...
I awaken to embrace the wide sky before me. As the dream slips away I step into the day and wake to the light. oil pastel and crayon; 24 x 19 glass with wood...
Bandelier: Box Canyon
When did the ancient ones first walk below the canyon’s rim... the canyon’s breadth can be charted in time and space but will always hold me in mystery. Oil on canvas; 24...
There is all and there is nothing. The muted shades of the land as autumn slips into winter is a sacred time. watercolor; 21 x 18; glass with wood frame...
So many wishful things to see at the start of a new day. The earth locks arms with the sky in a warm embrace. oil pastel and crayon; 20" x 23" ...
The soul of the earth opens up to reveal the undeniable fact that we occupy a very small place in an unfathomably vast universe. oil on canvas; 30" x 40" framed
Canyon Country Clouds
A new day full of blue sky calls me asking me to join the clouds. I lose all sense of time creating stories behind the moving shapes of the cartoon...
Cascade Loop I & II Diptych
Stretches of roads and trails are oversaturated with colors. Before me lie cobalt skies, vibrant gold larch, brilliant red vine maple, blazing orange hardwoods and stands of buttery quaking aspen. Sold as a...
The wind rocks the grass as sweet earth whips under the muttering thunder. 20 x 20 oil on canvas; framed
Like tea leaves in boiling water, the storm builds as electricity fills the air. Hair standing on end, heart racing, I am lit from within. mixed media on canvas, 12"...
Like starfish reaching out, the delta stretches out in its twisted path where land and sea meet in a dance that changes daily. Oil on canvas; framed. 11" x 14"
The light infused landscape draws me back year after year. This enchanted land met me where I was and gave me a home. watercolor; 46" x 22" glass with wood...
Facing the Storm
With a blatant disregard for the sun or the storms, bison stand in silence, not asking for protection but needing it. Restoring the herds in their native range is the...
The vastness of the sea provides perspective, restores calm and eases dread. mixed media; 25" x 29" glass with wood frame
Fire Fall 2020
Like angel wings reaching up to the sky, the fiery wind shakes their branches down to the root. Unable to touch the fast-moving stream. Oil on canvas; framed. 22" x 30"
Flaming yellow leaves shrouded in morning fog hide their brilliance. Oil on canvas; framed. 11" x 14"
Grand Junction Suite 3
Hiking red rock spires and wide canyons caused by erosion, wind, rain and flash floods carving away at the land presented ever-changing views. oil pastel and crayon; 36 x 24 glass with wood frame
Into the Mystery
Dawn on the plateau of pine forests covered with fog shrouded so beautifully, colors emerge revealing fiery flowers. Oil canvas 30 x 40 framed