Fine Art Gallery

Painting: Sometimes working wet into wet and at other times wet into dry, I find watercolor often has a life of it’s own beyond what I intended. I enjoy the unpredictability of this medium. Happy accidents often occur which lend vitality to the work. My subject matter consists primarily of florals, naturescapes, and mandalas as well as various combinations of these.
Drawing: Although I use my soft pastels and colored pencils as a sketching medium, people often mistake my framed drawings for paintings. The convenience and immediacy of these sketching materials appeal to me. The soft chalk pastels especially lend themselves to being worked directly with my hands and resonate with echoes of finger painting in my childhood.
Mixed Media: I was introduced to origami when I was a child by my father, but didn’t delve into it fully until reaching mid life. Now I use it to make 3D artworks in combination with other media as well. The paradoxical qualities of paper fascinate me. It is malleable and yet quite strong at the same time. While it is folded into man-made geometric shapes, it retains it’s organic origin from plants and trees.

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  • "Greenhouse Sunrise"
    Greenhouse Sunrise has been matted in white and framed in silver metal. It was exhibited at the Modern Museum of Art in Saitama, near Tokyo, in October 2002. Transparent watercolor - image size: 20" x 30" - framed size: 28" x 38" - $800 (framed). Also available unframed. Contact the artist to inquire.
  • "Greening the Garden I"
    Origami and colored pencil - image size: 10.5" x 17" - framed size: 20" x 26" - $300 (with white matt and copper metal frame).
  • "Tulip Parts on Wicker"
    Transparent watercolor- image size: 20" x 28" - framed size: 28" x 35" - $700 (framed). Also available unframed. Contact the artist to inquire.
  • "Osmosis"
    Origami & watercolor - image size: 25" x 37" - framed size: 36" x 47" - $1200 (framed).
  • "Mums the Word"
    Watercolor - image size: 19" x 19" - framed size: 29" x 28" - $550 (framed). Also available unframed. Contact the artist to inquire.
  • "Gazing Globe"
    Transparent watercolor - image size: 22" x 22" - framed size: 31" x 31" - $700 (framed). Also available unframed. Contact the artist to inquire.
  • "Feathering"
    Feathering was created specifically for a "Symmetry" theme exhibition at the Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts & Letters' Steenbock Gallery in Madison, Wisconsin. It has been matted in white and framed in silver metal. This painting was also exhibited in 2013 in the Spirituality of the Mandala: Reality in the Round exhibit in Metuchen, New Jersey. Transparent watercolor - image size: 24" x 24" - framed size: 33 1/2" x 33" - $800 (framed). Also available unframed. Contact the artist to inquire.
  • "Dishing it Out"
    Transparent watercolor - image size: 22" x 22" - framed size: 31" x 31" - $700 (framed). Also available unframed. Contact the artist to inquire.
  • "Spring Blossoming"
    Watercolor - image size: 16" x 16" - framed size: 24 1/2" x 24" - $300 (framed). Also available unframed. Contact the artist to inquire.
  • "Summer Seeding"
    Watercolor & ink - image size: 19" x 19" - framed size: 23" x 23" - $500 (framed). Also available unframed. Contact the artist to inquire.
  • "Autumn Leaving"
    Transparent watercolor - image size: 18" x 18" - framed size: 26 1/2" x 26" - $400 (framed). Also available unframed. Contact the artist to inquire.
  • "Winter Icing"
    Watercolor & ink - image size: 21.5" x 21.5" - framed size: 31" x 31" - $600. Also available unframed. Contact the artist to inquire.
  • "Dead Tree Roots"
    Transparent watercolor - image size: 24 1/2" x 16" - framed size: 33" x 24" - $700 (framed). Also available unframed. Contact the artist to inquire.
  • "Red Suede Shoes"
  • "Bipartisan Ping Pong"
  • "Healing Harvest"
    Origami, colored pencil & found object - image size: 10.5" x 10.5" - framed size: 24" x 23" - $300 (framed).
  • "Who Let the Dogs Out?"
  • "Phlox & Daisies I"
    Watercolor, colored pencil, oil pastels & mineral spirits. Image size: 19" x 5". Framed size: 25" x 11" - $200 framed.
  • "Prairie Basket II"
    Watercolor, origami, woven paper & found objects - image size: 17" x 27.5" - framed size: 26" x 36.25" - $700 (framed).
  • "Agitated"
  • "Apple Still Life I"
  • "Apple Still Life II"
  • "Flower Basket IV"
    Watercolor, colored pencil & woven paper - image size: 20" x 28" - framed size: 29.5" x 37.25" - $700 (framed).
  • "Fun with Frogs III"
    Origami & colored pencil - image size: 14" x 9 1/2" - framed size: 22" x 17" - $300 (framed).
  • "Lilacs & Lace"
    Colored pencil - image size: 6" x 6" - framed size: 13.25" x 13.25" - $95 (framed). Also available unframed. Contact the artist to inquire.
  • "Rock Face Reflected"
  • "Rose Mandala"
    Colored pencil - image size: 5" x 5" - framed size: 11.75" x 11.25" - $ (framed). Also available unframed. Contact the artist to inquire.
  • "One Red Square"
    Origami & woven paper - image size: 6" x 6" - framed size: 19.25" x 18.25" - $110 (framed).
  • "Starburst"
    Origami & watercolor
  • "Southwest Memories"
    Colored pencil - image: 6" x 6" - framed size: 14.25" x 13.75" - $95 (framed) - Also available unframed. Contact the artist to inquire.
  • "White Orchids IV"
    Watercolor and colored pencil - image size: 8" x 10.5" - framed size: 17.25" x 19.5" - $295 (framed). Also available unframed. Contact the artist to inquire.