Saturday, November 26, 2011

...plums happen.

An oil study of Santa Rosa plums happens. Floating simply on a field of dark negative space, I feel only positive about how much power two plums have to inspire.

Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Field Photos

Wendell Berry: "Soil is the great connector of our lives, the source and destination of all."

Friday, November 11, 2011

Labor Art

This study titled Our Daily Bread is from the current exhibit at 555 California Street. Here the workers populate the field like a repeat pattern on a chunk of fabric. Generally overlooked and dismissed, these laborers are the backbone of American agriculture.

Thursday, November 3, 2011

Quick Rough Sketches

One of my favorite spots for sketching is about forty miles south on the coast near Pescadero. Rows of strawberries stretch out toward the Pacific Ocean. There's something about this spot that feels right. I go there expecting to find the answer and return with questions. The sketches exist in between.

Tuesday, November 1, 2011

555 California Concourse Exhibit

The paintings in this exhibit are each 12" X 24" acrylic on wood panels. This one is titled Fruit of Thy Womb.