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Excavation #4 "Artifact"

Excavation #4 "Artifact"

A painting incorporating an image of a Sogdian silk garment. The Sogdians were great Silk Road traders and their empire, active from the 6th century BCE to the 10th century CE was located in today's Uzbekistan and Tajikistan. Acrylic, gouache, watercolor, newsprint on Arches.
30" H x 41" W

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Excavation #2

Excavation #2

A study in texture and shape. Acrylic and watercolor.
14.5" x 18.75" mounted to 22x30 Arches.

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Excavation

Excavation

Exploring shapes, layers and texture. Acrylic, gouache, watercolor on Arches.
40" H x 30" W

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Excavation #3

Excavation #3

Exploring shape, color and texture. Acrylic, gouache, watercolor. 15.5" x 17.75" mounted to 22x30 Arches.

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Easter Island, "The Three Graces"

Easter Island, "The Three Graces"

Easter Island, settled by Polynesians in the year 300. Rising seas now threaten the island and it's monumental stone "moai". Watercolor on Arches
40" H x 30" W

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Astarte

Astarte

The Phoenician goddess of fertility, sexuality and war. Gouache and watercolor on Arches.
40" H x 30" W

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Barataria

Barataria

A fictional island ruled by Sancho Panza from "Don Quixote" and the name of a bay in the Gulf of Mexico used as a haven for early 19th century pirates and smugglers.
Acrylic, gouache, watercolor, newsprint on Arches.
40" H x 30" W

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Migration: "There is No Them, There is Only Us"

Migration: "There is No Them, There is Only Us"

Mixed media, border wall map, acrylic, gouache, watercolor on Arches.
40" H x 30" W

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Porphyra

Porphyra

The Greek word for purple, a color worth its weight in silver in ancient Byzantium.
Acrylic, gouache, watercolor on Arches.
22" H x 30" W

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Chaco

Chaco

Chaco Canyon in Northern New Mexico, one of three designated World Heritage Sites of the ancestral Puebloans, often referred to as the Anasazi. This painting evokes the colors of New Mexico and the limestone used to make petroglyphs. Acrylic, gouache, watercolor on Arches.
22" H x 28" W

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Paradise Lost: Decimation of The Uncontacted, Amazonas

Paradise Lost: Decimation of The Uncontacted, Amazonas

In Sept., 2017, gold miners in the Brazilian state of Amazonas killed 10 members of an uncontacted tribe. It is not known how many survive. Acrylic, gouache, watercolor on Arches.
22" H x 28" W

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Dry Wash, Rio Chama, New Mexico

Dry Wash, Rio Chama, New Mexico

The colors of New Mexico, adobe and turquoise, summer in the Chama river valley. Acrylic, gouache, watercolor on Arches.
22" H x 28" W

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Albuquerque

Albuquerque

The vivid colors of New Mexico, sky, desert, turquoise. Acrylic, gouache, watercolor on Arches.
22" H x 28" W

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Above our Nation

Above our Nation

Glyphosate, manufactured by Monsanto is the most widely used pesticide on earth. 300 million pounds applied yearly on US farmlands. Watercolor on Arches.
22" H x 28" W

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Alluvia # 10, Zambezi, Wolfville series

Alluvia # 10, Zambezi, Wolfville series

Inspired by travels crossing the great river in Zimbabwe. Acrylic, gouache, watercolor on Arches.
22" H x 28" W

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Moche # 6, Atacama

Moche # 6, Atacama

Richly textured and layered color evoking culture, climate and geology.
Acrylic, gouache, watercolor on Arches.
18" H x 24" W

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Scirocco

Scirocco

A landscape scoured by wind and heat, inspired by travels in Namibia. Acrylic, gouache, watercolor on Arches.
22" H x 28" W

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Moche # 4

Moche # 4

Strong colors representing the river valley and coastal home of the Moche civilization of Peru. Acrylic, gouache, watercolor on Arches.
18" H x 24" W

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Moche # 3, Atacama

Moche # 3, Atacama

Richly layered color and texture continuing my exploration of climate and geology. Acrylic, gouache, watercolor on Arches.
22" H x 30" W

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Moche # 2, Atacama

Moche # 2, Atacama

A painting evocative of ancient seabeds now arid, sun bruised and desiccated. Acrylic, gouache, watercolor on Arches.
16" H x 20" W

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Moche # 5, Atacama

Moche # 5, Atacama

Rich colors evocative of the river valley and high desert. Acrylic, gouache, watercolor on Arches.
18" H x 24" W

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Moche # 1, "Atacama"

Moche # 1, "Atacama"

The Moche, a pre-Incan people living in Peru from the 1st to the 8th century. Acrylic, gouache, watercolor on Arches. Available from Renata Fine Arts, West Palm Beach, FL.
14" H x 11" W

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Spheres of Influence

Spheres of Influence

Overlapping bodies of color.
Gouache and watercolor on Arches.
Available from Renata Fine Arts, West Palm Beach, FL
14" H x 20" W

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Diluvium # 1, Wolfville series

Diluvium # 1, Wolfville series

Blended patterns after the flood.
Gouache and watercolor on Fabriano.
Available from Renata Fine Arts, West Palm Beach, FL
12" H x 18" W

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Alluvion # 1, Wolfville series

Alluvion # 1, Wolfville series

Inspired by the great tidal changes on the Bay of Fundy. Poured paint moving like river sediment across an alluvial plain.
Acrylic, gouache, watercolor on Arches mounted to board.
Available from Renata Fine Arts, West Palm Beach, FL
12" H x 18" W

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Alluvia # 8, Orinoco, Wolfville series

Alluvia # 8, Orinoco, Wolfville series

Poured paint moving like alluvial sediment.
Acrylic, gouache, watercolor on Arches.
Available from Renata Fine Arts, West Palm Beach, FL
11" H x 15" W

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Alluvia #6, Islands, Wolfville series

Alluvia #6, Islands, Wolfville series

Layer over layer of poured paint moving and blending like alluvial sediment.
Gouache and watercolor on Fabriano.
11" H x 14" W

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Alluvia # 7, Wolfville series

Alluvia # 7, Wolfville series

Poured paint, swirling and blending like sediment. Inspired by the great tidal changes in the Bay of Fundy. Acrylic, gouache and watercolor on Arches.
11" H x 14" W

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Alluvium # 4, Coastline

Alluvium # 4, Coastline

Poured paint suggestive of geologic formations.
Acrylic, gouache, watercolor on Fabriano.
Available from Renata Fine Arts, West Palm Beach, FL
12" H x 18" W

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Alluvium #3, Night Sky, Wolfville Series

Alluvium #3, Night Sky, Wolfville Series

Poured paint in swirls, eddies and streaks like sediment in a riverbed.
Acrylic, gouache, watercolor on Fabriano.
12" H x 18" W

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Cosmic # 14 Pangaea, Lunenburg series

Cosmic # 14 Pangaea, Lunenburg series

One single land mass, called Pangaea, before the separation. Poured paint. Acrylic, gouache, watercolor on Arches.
14" H x 11" W

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Alluvia # 9, Wolfville series

Alluvia # 9, Wolfville series

Inspired by the great tidal changes in the Bay of Fundy. Gouache, watercolor on Fabriano
12" H x 8" W

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Alluvium # 8

Alluvium # 8

Poured paint moving like alluvial sediment. Acrylic, gouache, watercolor on Arches.
14" H x 11" W

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Alluvium # 9

Alluvium # 9

Poured paint moving like alluvial sediment. Inspired by the great tidal changes in the Bay of Fundy. Acrylic, gouache, watercolor on Arches.
15" H x 11" W

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Homage: Frank Stella, "Chocorua IV" 1966

Homage: Frank Stella, "Chocorua IV" 1966

A barn near Lunenburg, Nova Scotia pairs well, I think,
with Frank Stella's graphic, hard-edged color.
Acrylic, gouache, watercolor on Fabriano.
18" H x 24" W
$750.00    
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We The People

We The People

Inspired by Richard Diebenkorn and with thanks to Shepard Fairey.
Watercolor on Fabriano.
20" H x 24" W
$850.00    
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The Old Town, Tucson

The Old Town, Tucson

Colors, shapes and shadows rendered in stark relief by an unrelenting sun.
Acrylic and watercolor on Fabriano.
20" H x 16" W

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Looking Seaward #1, Blue Rocks, Nova Scotia

Looking Seaward #1, Blue Rocks, Nova Scotia

Early evening light, a fish shack in the tiny village of Blue Rocks. Gouache and watercolor on Arches.
15" H x 12" W
$275.00    
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Looking Seaward #2

Looking Seaward #2

The same scene in different light.
Gouache and watercolor on Arches.
15" H x 12" W

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Winter Afternoon, Northern California

Winter Afternoon, Northern California

A sere landscape of dry grasses and pale colors.
Acrylic and gouache on Fabriano mounted to board.
16" H x 20" W

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Homage: Stuart Davis, "Composition"

Homage: Stuart Davis, "Composition"

This work painted in admiration of the wonderful Stuart Davis retrospective at The National Gallery. "Composition" is in the Smithsonian American Art collection and the row house is in Halifax, NS. Watercolor and gouache on 300# Arches.
16.25" H x 17" W
$750.00    
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Haifax, South Street

Haifax, South Street

A study in geometry and texture, sunlight and shadow in an old neighborhood. Acrylic on 300# Arches.
26" H x 18.5" W

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Homage: Morris Louis, Gamma Sigma 1960

Homage: Morris Louis, Gamma Sigma 1960

One of the great color field painters of the Washington school, I've paired this work with a barn near Lunenburg, Nova Scotia.
Gouache and watercolor on Arches.
13" H x 16.25" W

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Fish Shack, Blue Rocks, Nova Scotia

Fish Shack, Blue Rocks, Nova Scotia

Blue Rocks, a tiny self-sustaining fishing village near Lunenburg.
Acrylic, gouache and watercolor on Arches.
24" H x 20" W

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Crimson and Blue, Near LaHave, Nova Scotia

Crimson and Blue, Near LaHave, Nova Scotia

The painting on the barn doors is after Kenneth Noland's "Circle" paintings.
Gouache and watercolor on Arches.
20" H x 24" W

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Plow

Plow

A timepiece which still speaks to us from another era.
Acrylic, gouache, watercolor on Arches.
16" H x 20" W

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Gray and Rust #2

Gray and Rust #2

An iconic grain elevator in Carlton, Oregon and maybe an American Gothic.
Acrylic, gouache and watercolor on Arches.
18" H x 24" W

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Homage: Jack Bush, "Big A"

Homage: Jack Bush, "Big A"

An homage to one of the leading Canadian color field painters. I'm using a favorite barn in Ellsworth, Maine. acrylic, gouache, watercolor on Arches
13.5" H x 18" W

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Homage: Kenneth Noland, Bridge 1964

Homage: Kenneth Noland, Bridge 1964

A founding member of the Washington School , Noland favored shaped canvases, particularly triangles and circles. This house is near Sedgwick, Maine. Acrylic, gouache, watercolor on Arches.
16.5" H x 12" W

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Yellow and Black, Sedgewick, Maine

Yellow and Black, Sedgewick, Maine

Once a home, now empty, yet still with traces of it's past life. Acrylic, gouache and watercolor on Arches.
20" H x 15" W

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Homage: Ellsworth Kelly, Yellow Orange

Homage: Ellsworth Kelly, Yellow Orange

Another weathered barn in my geometric color field series, this one in Flye Point, Maine. Acrylic, gouache, watercolor on Arches.
11" H x 14" W

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Red and Green #2, Belfast, Maine

Red and Green #2, Belfast, Maine

Continuing the exploration of geometric form. Gouache and watercolor on Arches.
13" H x 18" W

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Homage: Josef Albers, Study for Homage to the Square

Homage: Josef Albers, Study for Homage to the Square

This intricate barn in Brooksville, Maine seems to share common geometric ground with Albers.
Gouache and watercolor on Arches.
12" H x 14.5" W

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Homage: Alice Trumbull Mason, Untitled 1967

Homage: Alice Trumbull Mason, Untitled 1967

Descended from the American painter John Trumbull, Mason painted in a non-objective abstract style almost her entire career. Her work fits quite nicely with this barn in Deer Isle, Maine. Acrylic, gouache and watercolor on Arches.
15.5" H x 12.5" W

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Homage: Ellsworth Kelly, Spectrum IV

Homage: Ellsworth Kelly, Spectrum IV

Kelly's geometric color field painting seems very much in unison with the vernacular architecture of rural Maine. Acrylic, gouache and watercolor on Arches.
14.75" H x 11.75" W

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Red and Green, Ellsworth, maine

Red and Green, Ellsworth, maine

A Maine barn with a rich and well worn patina.
Gouache and watercolor on Arches.
11.5" H x 15.5" W
$1100.00    
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Early Winter, Cape Breton

Early Winter, Cape Breton

Showing its character and age, this barn has weathered many harsh Canadian winters. Gouache and watercolor on Arches.
13" H x 16" W

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Looking Out to Sea, Peggy's Cove, Nova Scotia

Looking Out to Sea, Peggy's Cove, Nova Scotia

Dramatic light and clouds illuminate this small and beautiful fishing village on the south coast of Nova Scotia. Pastel and gouache on board.
26" H x 18.5" W
$850.00    
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Lobster Shacks, Prince Edward Island

Lobster Shacks, Prince Edward Island

Uniform and with a simple formality these structures complement the moody and overcast skies.
Pastel and gouache on board,
24" H x 18" W
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The Coast at Port Clyde

The Coast at Port Clyde

The sun is just setting along the coast at Port Clyde, Maine, the village from where one takes a ferry to Monhegan Island. Pastel on board.
18" H x 24" W
$800.00    
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Being in Bruges

Being in Bruges

Once a powerful center of trade, now silence and shadows inhabit this medieval city of canals in Belgium.
Pastel on La Carte stock
Available at Davis and Company Fine Art, Spring, TX
20" H x 16" W
SOLD
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Alluvium #2, Blue Eye, Wolfville Series

Alluvium #2, Blue Eye, Wolfville Series

Poured paint in rivulets and streams.
Acrylic, gouache, watercolor on Fabriano.
18" H x 12" W

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Alluvium # 1 Wolfville Series

Alluvium # 1 Wolfville Series

Geometric abstraction with poured paint moving over the surface like sediment.
Acrylic, gouache, watercolor on Fabriano.
12" H x 18" W

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Nebula #1 Lunenburg Series

Nebula #1 Lunenburg Series

Geometric abstraction. Inspired by photographs taken with the Hubble telescope.
Acrylic, metallic, gouache and watercolor on Fabriano.
12" H x 18" W

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Cosmic #4

Cosmic #4

Geometric abstraction with poured watercolor, gouache and various
acrylics including metallic and pearl.
Arches paper.
10" H x 14" W

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Cosmic #5

Cosmic #5

Geometric abstraction painted in watercolor and various acrylics including pearl and metallic.
Arches paper.
10" H x 14" W

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Cosmic #2

Cosmic #2

Geometric abstraction with wet poured watercolor, gouache and acrylic.
Arches paper.
10" H x 14" W

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Cosmic #3

Cosmic #3

Geometric abstraction with various acrylics including pearl and metallic.
Watercolor, gouache and acrylic on Arches paper.
10" H x 14" W

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