SERIES: ARCHITECTONICS

With “Architectonics,” I am exploring the dance between shape, line and gesture. Lines control, forming boundaries and giving structure. Shapes both underscore and slyly skirt that structure. Gesture breaks it, driving and destroying with exuberance. Color and a strong sense of movement form the world that contains this swaying gambol and unites each composition. For a look at my musical mindset for this work and an aural expression of my process, give a listen to “how do you sleep” from juggernaut explorers artist LCD Soundsystem.

Architectonics 382

Acrylic, Graphite, Household, and Crayon on Canvas
18″ x 24″

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Architectonics 746

Acrylic, Graphite, Household, and Crayon on Canvas
18″ x 24″

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Architectonics 826

Acrylic, Graphite, Household, and Crayon on Canvas
18″ x 24″

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Architectonics 934

Acrylic, Graphite, Household, and Crayon on Canvas
18″ x 24″

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Architectonics 402

Acrylic, Graphite, Household, and Crayon on Canvas
18″ x 24″

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SERIES: THE FOUR ETHERS

The four ethers are: WARMTH (Fire) — Creation and drive, LIGHT (Air) — Illumination and definition, CHEMICAL (Water) — Proportion and harmony, and VITAL (Earth) — Integration and Life. With this series, I’m exploring the nature of each. Except for the large sprayed silver field, I am not using masking on my hard-edged shapes on these canvases, instead relying on hand-painting technique. The interplay of bold, clearly-defined shapes, gestural sweeps of color and overall composition really brings a strong sense of balance and movement. For a peek at my musical mindset for this work, give a listen to “After Bach: Flux” from the great Brad Mehldau.

The Four Ethers :: CHEMICAL

Acrylic, Spray, Household, and Crayon on Canvas
24″ x 30″

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The Four Ethers :: VITAL

Acrylic, Spray, Household, and Crayon on Canvas
24″ x 30″

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The Four Ethers :: WARMTH

Acrylic, Spray, Household, and Crayon on Canvas
24″ x 30″

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The Four Ethers :: LIGHT

Acrylic, Spray, Household, and Crayon on Canvas
24″ x 30″

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SERIES: THE RATIONAL AND THE MIST

The exchange between the linear and the gestural, so much a part of my work, is here again, but the juxtaposition is made greater through broader, softer color fields and sharper, more precise middle ground shapes topped by sculptural shocks of color and sweeping strokes. I am not using masking on my hard-edged shapes on these, instead relying on hand-painting technique. This brings a range of experiences when viewing the canvases at different ranges and underscores the interplay at the center of this work. Color is a significant part of this exploration as well. A rich mixture of high contrast colors and closely related color values brings further revelation on each viewing. For a glimpse of my musical mindset for this work, give a listen to “Philip Glass: Etude No. 2” as played by Sally Whitwell.

The Rational and The Mist 399

Acrylic, Spray, Household, Chalk and Crayon on Canvas
24″ x 36″

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The Rational and The Mist 419

Acrylic, Spray, Household, Chalk and Crayon on Canvas
24″ x 36″

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The Rational and The Mist 994

Acrylic, Spray, Household, Chalk and Crayon on Canvas
24″ x 36″

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The Rational and The Mist 901

Acrylic, Spray, Household, Chalk and Crayon on Canvas
24″ x 36″

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SERIES: N’AS-TU JAMAIS VU LA PLUIE?

The exchange between the linear and the gestural, so much a part of my work, is here again, but the juxtaposition is made greater through broader, softer color fields and sharper, more precise middle ground shapes topped by sculptural shocks of color and sweeping strokes. I am not using masking on my hard-edged shapes on these, instead relying on hand-painting technique. This brings a range of experiences when viewing the canvases at different ranges and underscores the interplay at the center of this work. Color is a significant part of this exploration as well. A rich mixture of high contrast colors and closely related color values brings further revelation on each viewing. For a glimpse of my musical mindset for this work, give a listen to “Certain Cells” from Kris Davis.

N’as-tu Jamais Vu la Pluie? 201

Acrylic, Household, Chalk and Crayon on Canvas
24″ x 36″

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N’as-tu Jamais Vu la Pluie? 720

Acrylic, Household, Chalk and Crayon on Canvas
24″ x 36″

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N’as-tu Jamais Vu la Pluie? 229

Acrylic, Household, Chalk and Crayon on Canvas
24″ x 36″

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N’as-tu Jamais Vu la Pluie? 133

Acrylic, Household, Chalk and Crayon on Canvas
24″ x 36″

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SERIES: HARD BOP

A series exploring movement and rhythm. These canvases focus on the interplay of color, texture and sculptural qualities. Central thematics root improvisational flair here. For a musical companion to this work, give a listen to Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers early-60s’ “Crisis.”

Hard Bop 645

Acrylic, Spray, Oil, Chalk and Crayon on Canvas
36″ x 48″

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Hard Bop 242

Acrylic, Spray, Oil, Chalk and Crayon on Canvas
30″ x 30″

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Hard Bop 675

Acrylic, Oil, Chalk and Crayon on Canvas
30″ x 30″

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Hard Bop 781

Acrylic, Spray, Oil, Chalk and Crayon on Canvas
36″ x 48″

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Hard Bop 937

Acrylic, Spray, Oil, Chalk and Crayon on Canvas
36″ x 48″

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Hard Bop 298

Acrylic, Oil, Chalk and Crayon on Canvas
30″ x 30″

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