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Icarus: Rising, Falling

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I wanted to create a masculine complement to the feminine Madam Butterfly series, something consistent with the Spirits of Transformation archetype that influences my art. As you may know, Icarus and his father Daedalus attempted to escape…

Ghostyheads

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Or as my dear friend Jan Viramontes calls them, Cows. I became interested in petroglyphs 15 years ago or more.  Around the same time I discovered Joseph Campbell, someone who has had increasing influence on me over the years. Campbell made…

Heart Paintings

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I dont know what I dont know: what I DO know, is that the quantity of what I dont know is a lot. So, let's eliminate a variable, the 'WHAT am I going to paint' variable. Eggs, Sunny Side Up This is why I started out my painting career…

Metal Flowers

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This was my first series of metal art (work).  Learning to use the plasma cutter, welder, oxyacetylene torch … and acrylic paint and texture paste (I have lot of fun with paint).  To be honest, this was low hanging fruit, allowing…

"No Time For Flowers, Man"

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Another of my concept pieces. I'd say High Concept but that just sounds ... stupid. I'm fading away from my engineering career and starting up as an artist. This piece was emblematic of my years wanting to do that very thing and not being able…