Erik Brunvand curated a Southern Graphics print exchange called “Homespun Technology” and asked me to send an edition of ‘prints’ (drawings with painting). In this portfolio the artists respond to the theme of “Homespun Technology” in both literal and thematic ways. Some use their own homespun technology in the production of their prints. Others use […]
In January, 2013, I made several portraits of Madeline, my studio assistant, looking to the Van Gogh self portrait dedicated to Gaugin.
I promised my wife Linda that I’d complete a king-size bed for Andy’s room before Andy and Lauren arrived home for Christmas. This was an interesting project. The idea was to make a mortise and tenon bed frame to support a plywood platform and memory-foam mattress – with fabulous stacked spherical posts. The spheres would […]
The inimitable Maggie Rose Mull “Let’s Fall in Love” ukulele style As Eric Fischl spoke at the opening of America Now and Here, a young woman in the crowd stood out as though haloed in sparkler-sparks. I asked my friend, Donald Rosenfeld, who is THAT girl? Don knew her and told me her name was […]
My intern this year, Madeline Cass (who is responsible for scanning and data entry of my collection of Japanese prints – see woodblockprints.org), and her roommate, Kit Landwehr, modeled for me June 8. Years ago I’d really loved printing the stripes of a seersucker robe and Kit’s striped dress was a natural for another attempt […]
After painting a large (4.75 x 12 feet) sheet of heavy watercolor paper with red acrylic paint, I drew 20 images of Sarah jumping using white and black ink pens. The sheet was then cut into four 25 x 70 inch sheets, each with five figures, pasted with wall paper paste, and adhered them to […]
In Mahayana and Vajrayana Buddhism, Marishi-ten is the goddess of the heavens, goddess of light, and a solar deity. Although Marishi-ten worship predates Zen, it is geared towards a similar meditative mode to enable a warrior to achieve a heightened spiritual level. Losing interest in issues of victory or defeat (life and death), he is freed […]
Commission for Bunni and Paul Copaken on the occasion of Paul’s 75th birthday. This large portrait of Paul on his bicycle hangs in their Aspen, Colorado home.
Deeply engraved intersecting spiral-themed double bed for my daughter Allegra’s bedroom. CNC routed 3/4 inch MDF (medium density fiberboard) frame – all parts cut from a single sheet of 3/4 inch MDF – plus a 3/8 inch plywood platform to support the memory-foam mattress.
Completed June 13, 2012 – Cambodia-1 watercolor and ink (pen and ink drawing on pigment-tinted paper)