Figurative Work

  • Nightmare with Clown and Chicken (detail), 1996

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  • Nightmare with Clown and Chicken, 96inX72in, 1996

    This painting was my last before an extended break.  It is my favorite.  Whereabouts unknown.  I needed money, and someone bought it from Redshift Gallery.

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  • The Fire Next Time, 72″x24″ 1996

    The title was taken from James Baldwin’s essay.  I love James Baldwin and hope everyone else does, too.  

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  • Rwanda, 72″x72″ 1996

    This painting, done just after my residency at Anderson Ranch Art Center, continues to explore the stylistic interests shown in “St. Sebastian,” but it reflects my feelings of isolation, shared by many of the artists sequestered on the ranch.  It [...]

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  • Rwanda (detail), 1996

    Probably not the best image quality-still working on this.  Showing the text from “Rwanda,” done just after my residency at Anderson Ranch Art Center.  Obviously relating to my feelings of isolation and political impotence.

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  • Untitled (Face Series #1) 8″x8″ 1996

    First drawing from a series done in 1996.  Collection Ron Phelps, Denver

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  • Untitled (Face Series #2) 8″x8″ 1996

    From a series of drawings I did in 1996, now owned by Ron Phelps of Redshift Gallery.

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  • Untitled (Face Series #3)

    There were close to twenty faces in this series.  They are all owned by Ron Phelps of Redshift Framing and Gallery (at least, they were).  I have slides of three of them.

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  • St. Sebastian (detail)

    The interpolated text, in this case, was the caption on the image from the Ribera monograph.  (See next image.)

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  • St. Sebastian

    This is a painting based upon an image by Jusepe de Ribera, the Spanish Baroque painter.  His painting was destroyed in a bombing during World War II, similar to this drawing from the Indiana University Art Museum.  I found it [...]

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