MY PROCESS

LOS SAN PATRICIOS

“Battle of Churubusco – Fought near the city of Mexico 20 August 1847” artist: John Cameron, hand tinted lithograph: Nathaniel Currier Made a new exhibit for the Irish Cultural Center about Los San Patricios, a group of, mainly Irish, deserters from the US army in...

WHAT AM I DOING?

Hello friends. I have not posted in a long time because I have been working on a series of projects that has taken me away from my art practice. It's a good thing though. I am enjoying each step and each activity that I have encountered over the past few months and...

NO MILK TODAY

"no milk today" front, collage vintage photos on antique post card, 5.5 x 3.5 inches.Since collecting postcards and photographs I have often thought about using the original pieces in my work, but at the last minute could not bear to part with them. This year I want...

HALFIES

I have not made a new post or a new piece of art recently. But that doesn't mean I have not been busy. I am doing some volunteering and work at the McClelland Library at the Irish Cultural Center here in Phoenix. I helped coordinate an exhibition and have been working...

PIGEON MULTITUDES

"what is that big giant white blur?" acrylic on photo paper, 3 x 3 inches. First in series of three, taken from one photograph of a scene in a square with lots of...

EAT YOUR SPINACH

One day a few weeks ago I was telling a friend that at this point in my life, "I am what I am". We both started to laugh and she called me Popeye. We agreed that this had inspired some kind of work of art, so she sent me this lovely post card. I, in turn, painted a...

SPEECH IMPEDIMENT

"speech impediment" acrylic on photo paper, painting and collage with vintage text book pages, 6 x 4 inches I was able to complete this collage in time to show it in the 2014 National Collage Society's Annual Postcard Show. It opens June 2, online and will be up until...

ED KIENHOLZ REVISITED

"for $23.00 revisited" rubber stamp and yellow pastel on paper, 8 x 4.25 inches After a lovely visit to the paper show at the Bentley Gallery/Projects downtown with Carole Hanks, I promised to recreate a wonderful work on paper we saw there using my...

YUMA FINE ARTS ASSOCIATION

The Yuma Territorial Prison based art that I have been working on for the past year is being shown at the Yuma Fine Arts Association on Main Street in Yuma, AZ. If you are in the area, please stop in. The work will be up until the end of April. An added bonus are two...

VAN DYCK

Kyria (my granddaughter) had a school project, it involved showing something that was invented during the industrial revolution. She picked a mouse trap camera conceived in 1834 by Henry Fox Talbot. She told me about what she wanted to do, and together we set out to...

YUMA COLLABORATION CONTINUED

Monday I went back to Christine Cassano's studio. She had poured the concrete into our molds that we had prepared a few weeks back. (see inset below) The results are amazing. We cleaned up the clay that was used as a resist and did some transfers directly onto the...

YUMA PLATES FINISHED

"2102", ceramic plate with lithographic transfer, 6" diameter. One of the finished glazed pieces in the Yuma plate collection. To be displayed in Yuma during the historic 100th anniversary...

MY PROCESS

LOS SAN PATRICIOS

LOS SAN PATRICIOS

“Battle of Churubusco – Fought near the city of Mexico 20 August 1847” artist: John Cameron, hand tinted lithograph: Nathaniel Currier Made a new exhibit for the Irish Cultural Center about Los San Patricios, a group of, mainly Irish, deserters from the US army in...

WHAT AM I DOING?

WHAT AM I DOING?

Hello friends. I have not posted in a long time because I have been working on a series of projects that has taken me away from my art practice. It's a good thing though. I am enjoying each step and each activity that I have encountered over the past few months and...

NO MILK TODAY

NO MILK TODAY

"no milk today" front, collage vintage photos on antique post card, 5.5 x 3.5 inches.Since collecting postcards and photographs I have often thought about using the original pieces in my work, but at the last minute could not bear to part with them. This year I want...

HALFIES

HALFIES

I have not made a new post or a new piece of art recently. But that doesn't mean I have not been busy. I am doing some volunteering and work at the McClelland Library at the Irish Cultural Center here in Phoenix. I helped coordinate an exhibition and have been working...

PIGEON MULTITUDES

PIGEON MULTITUDES

"what is that big giant white blur?" acrylic on photo paper, 3 x 3 inches. First in series of three, taken from one photograph of a scene in a square with lots of...

EAT YOUR SPINACH

EAT YOUR SPINACH

One day a few weeks ago I was telling a friend that at this point in my life, "I am what I am". We both started to laugh and she called me Popeye. We agreed that this had inspired some kind of work of art, so she sent me this lovely post card. I, in turn, painted a...

SPEECH IMPEDIMENT

SPEECH IMPEDIMENT

"speech impediment" acrylic on photo paper, painting and collage with vintage text book pages, 6 x 4 inches I was able to complete this collage in time to show it in the 2014 National Collage Society's Annual Postcard Show. It opens June 2, online and will be up until...

ED KIENHOLZ REVISITED

ED KIENHOLZ REVISITED

"for $23.00 revisited" rubber stamp and yellow pastel on paper, 8 x 4.25 inches After a lovely visit to the paper show at the Bentley Gallery/Projects downtown with Carole Hanks, I promised to recreate a wonderful work on paper we saw there using my...

YUMA FINE ARTS ASSOCIATION

YUMA FINE ARTS ASSOCIATION

The Yuma Territorial Prison based art that I have been working on for the past year is being shown at the Yuma Fine Arts Association on Main Street in Yuma, AZ. If you are in the area, please stop in. The work will be up until the end of April. An added bonus are two...

VAN DYCK

VAN DYCK

Kyria (my granddaughter) had a school project, it involved showing something that was invented during the industrial revolution. She picked a mouse trap camera conceived in 1834 by Henry Fox Talbot. She told me about what she wanted to do, and together we set out to...

YUMA COLLABORATION CONTINUED

YUMA COLLABORATION CONTINUED

Monday I went back to Christine Cassano's studio. She had poured the concrete into our molds that we had prepared a few weeks back. (see inset below) The results are amazing. We cleaned up the clay that was used as a resist and did some transfers directly onto the...

YUMA PLATES FINISHED

YUMA PLATES FINISHED

"2102", ceramic plate with lithographic transfer, 6" diameter. One of the finished glazed pieces in the Yuma plate collection. To be displayed in Yuma during the historic 100th anniversary...