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CURRENT SHOWS

CURRENT SHOWS:


Studio Place Arts Holiday Show
201 N. Main Street, Barre, Vermont
OPENING -- Nov 19th Saturday, 4pm - 6 pm
@ my studio
Studio Place Arts, 201 N. Main St., Barre, Vermont
3rd floor — call for appointment @ 595.1759

Saturday, December 5, 2015

LARGE WORKS



LARGE WORKS
[16"x16" and larger]




black lives matter (Lorraine Hansbury) // 2016 // collage w/oil on paper on birch panels // (2) 36x24x1" ? // $1500


 french woman reading paper // 2015// collage w/oil on paper on birch panel // 18x18x1" // $600

roses  // 2015// collage w/oil on paper on birch panel // 18x18x1" // $600





time // 2015 // collage w/oil on paper on birch panel // 18x18x1" // $600




woman with gun // 2015// collage w/oil on paper on birch panel // 18x18x1" // $600








                                                       memory of childhood //2014 // collage w/oil on panel // 48x24x2" // $1700  



children playing 2 //2014 // collage w/oil on panel // 48x24x2" // $1700  
rolling pins //2004 // collage w/oil on panel // 16x16x2" // $600 


children playing 1 // 2004 // collage w/oil on panel // 16x16x2" // $600 


spray // 2005 // collage w/oil on panel //24x18x1" // $700 


vessels // 2005 // collage w/oil on hollow door // 79x18x1" // $1500 



child’s christmas 2 (funeral)  // 2003 // collage w/oil on birch panel // 48x30x1" // $1800


child’s christmas 3 (old woman) // 2003 // collage w/oil on birch panel// 48x30x1" // $1800 

Sunday, November 29, 2015

SHADOW BOXES


Joseph Cornell's work is so specifically magical -- provides me with a longing to enter his world..He inspires me --- the power of his boxes has not been equaled by another artist and probably never will be.



                                  Francesco series: keep nothing // 1997 // mexican frame w/found objects //8x7x1˝// $150 

                                               lost & found // 2014 // mexican frame w/ found objects //13x7x1˝// $90
feathers// 2015 // mexican frame w/ found objects // 8x6x1˝// $200
                                                     fate// 2015 // mexican frame w/ found objects //8x6x1˝// $200



Wednesday, November 11, 2015

UNDER GLASS





                               six fish //2012 //  12x9" // collage w/oil on twinrocker paper// framed 15x12"// $300 
robin singing //2012 //  12x9" // collage w/oil on twinrocker paper// framed 15x12"// $300 


black bear // 2012 //  12x9" // collage w/oil on twinrocker paper// framed 15x12"// $300

falling leaves // 2012 //  12x9" // collage w/oil on twinrocker paper// framed 15x12"// $300

butterflies // 2012 //  12x9" // collage w/oil on twinrocker paper// framed 15x12"// $300
two hands //2012 //  12x9" // collage w/oil on twinrocker paper// framed 15x12"// $300
ocean vessels // 2012 //  12x9" // collage w/oil on twinrocker paper// framed 15x12"// $300

photo booth //2012 // 8x6"// collage w/oil on twinrocker paper// framed 10x8”// $150

Hiroshima //2012 // 8x6"// collage w/oil on twinrocker paper// framed 10x8”// $150

three children //2012 // 8x6"// collage w/oil on twinrocker paper// framed 10x8”// $150

cherries //2012 // 8x6"// collage w/oil on twinrocker paper// framed 10x8”// $150

on the road //2012 // 8x6"// collage w/oil on twinrocker paper// framed 10x8”// $150


arctic //2012 // 8x6"// collage w/oil on twinrocker paper// framed 10x8”// $150

maine summer // 2011 //(6) 7x5" papers w/oil & oil stick // framed 27.5x27"//  $500


blue/green grid //2011 // 10x8" framed // twinrocker paper 8x6” // $100


red/orange grid 2 //2011 // 10x8" framed // twinrocker paper 8x6” // $100


red/orange grid 1 //2011 // 10x8" framed // twinrocker paper 8x6” // $100



all-color grid 1 //2011 // 10x8" framed // twinrocker paper 8x6” // $100 


all-color grid 2 //2011 // 10x8" framed // twinrocker paper 8x6” // $100

abstract grid w/turquoise // 2011 // 10x8" framed // paper 7x5"// $50 
abstract grid w/yellow // 2011 // 10x8" framed // paper 7x5"// $50



Every summer on the coast of Maine, for 2 or 3 weeks, I live with a group of artists and we all work. I wanted to do work that spoke to the sense of place, and since I have little talent to render the great beauty of sea and shore vistas, I draw the tracks that I would find at every low tide, tracks made by small snails, each one striking in its originality, and startling in the abundance. 

sand tracks 11 // 2011 //17x14" twinrocker paper w/oil & oil stick // framed 30x24" // $400


snail track 14 // 2011 // 8x7" paper w/oil & oil stick // framed 20x16" // $300
snail track 16 // 2011 //(2) 7x5" papers w/oil & oil passtels // framed 20x16" // $250
snail track 15 //2011 // (2) 7x5" papers w/oil & oil passtels // framed 20x16"// $250



Color field painting satisfies the search for physicality with atmosphere. 

circus //2012 // oil stick on paper //3.5x2" // framed 6x4.5" // $25 
may time 3  // 2012 // oil stick on paper //3.5x2" // framed 7x5" // $35 
summer grid 2 // 2012 // oil stick on paper //3.5x2" // framed 7x5" // $35  
may time 2  // 2012 // oil stick on paper //3.5x2" // framed 7x5" // $35
summer grid 1 //2012 // oil stick on paper //4x3" // framed 7x5" // $45 




Thursday, January 1, 2015

TOTEMS & ARTIFACTS

It takes both being the Fool and being brave to present sticks of wood as art — given they were created by nature, not me.

But alas, I do love them and work with them -- sanding and saturating with beeswax and encaustic.

They are artifacts — a simple object (as a tool or ornament) showing human workmanship or modification; a product of artistic endeavor.

tides @ Seawall Beach 1 // 2015 // found wood. beeswax, encaustic // // 30x10x4"// $300

 tides @ Seawall Beach 2 // 2015 // found wood. beeswax, encaustic // // 39x16x4"// $400
   tides @ Seawall Beach 3 // 2015 // found wood. beeswax, encaustic // // 36x11x6"// $300e



& found wood on panel // 2004 // 12x9x1" // $300
grouping of artifacts  // 2013 // found wood. beeswax, encaustic, steel hanging pins


artifact 1 (teardrop /natural white)  // 2013 // found wood. beeswax, encaustic, steel hanging pin // 13x3x4"// $70


artifact 2 (mangnese blue) //2013 // found wood. beeswax, encaustic, steel hanging pin // 19x2.5x1"//  $60
artifact 3 (chromium oxide green) //2013 // found wood. beeswax, encaustic, steel hanging pin /// 39x2x1.5"// $90
artifact 4 (long, blue, curved) // 2013 // found wood. beeswax, encaustic, steel hanging pin //34x1x1”  // $80
artifact 5 (black-green w/crack down center) //2013 // found wood. beeswax, encaustic, steel hanging pin // 26.5x1.5x1" // $70
artifact 6 (beaver piece, blue-green-brown) //2013 // found wood. beeswax, encaustic, steel hanging pin // 26x1.25x1.25" // $70
artifact 7 (bone shape, brown-black-green) //2013 // found wood. beeswax, encaustic, steel hanging pin // 24.5x2x2" // $75
artifact 8 (bone shape, dark green) // 2013 // found wood. beeswax, encaustic, steel hanging pin // 24x2x.5" //$70
artifact 9 (turquoise w/2 holes) //2013 // found wood. beeswax, encaustic, steel hanging pin // 24x2x.75" // $70
artifact 10 (brown board w/open crack) //2013 // found wood. beeswax, encaustic, steel hanging pin // 21.5x2x2" // $60
artifact 13 (courbet green) //2013 // found wood. beeswax, encaustic, steel hanging pin // 58x2x2" // $150

   

five sticks (manganese blue) //2008 // found wood. beeswax, encaustic, // 5x.25 assorted" // $35



two sticks (naples & peach) //2008 // found wood. beeswax, encaustic, // 18 & 16 x.25" // $40

BEAVER TOTEMS

After collecting some pieces of beaver wood that washed up on the atlantic coast in Maine, I looked at them for years....not wanting to forget them yet not knowing how to use them. Then I was playing one day and I set one on a plain piece of wood!.

I looked in the Native American Medicine Cards book for the essence of the beaver: BUILDER --- Beaver is the doer in the animal kingdom. Beaver energy is akin to water and earth energy, and incorporates a strong sense of family and home.



pieces finished summer of 2012 at Small Point
beaver 9 (umber green on green base) // 4.5x9.5x4" // 2013 // $100
beaver 6 (natural on natural base) // 2012 // 5.5x12.5x4" // $200
beaver 6 (natural on natural base) // 2012 // 5.5x12.5x4" // $150
beaver 8 (umber green on green base) // 6x23x3.5" // 2013 // $150



beaver 2 // 2012  // 7x25x4" // $200

beaver 4 (white on natural base) // 4x24x4" // 2012 // $160


tides @ Seawall Beach 1 (naples encaustic) // 2015 /// 30x10x4"/ $300


artifact 11 (brown encaustic) // 2013 // 4x24x4" // $65

RESUME

  • Shows

    2008 - 2016
  • Studio Place Arts, 3rd Floor studio, 401 N Main St, Barre, VT
  • Amour // Studio Place Arts, Barre, VT
  • Chaffe Art Center, Rutland VT//January 2015
  • 2nd Tuesday, Catamount Arts, St. Johnsbury, Vermont
  • Pop-Up Garage Show, Montpelier, Vermont
  • Millers Thumb Art Gallery, Greensboro, Vermont
  • 2nd Tuesday -- New Work, Christine Price Gallery, Castleton State College, Vermont
  • New Work, show w/Kathy Stark, Catamount Arts, St. Johnsbury, Vermont
  • Four Today, T.W.Wood Art Gallery, (with Tari Swenson, Beth Pearson, Deborah Hillman)
  • Inspired by Stories, Sullivan Museum, Norwich University
  • Lazy Pear Gallery, Montpelier, Vermont
  • Art House Gallery, Craftsbury Common, Vermont
  • Caspian Art Works, Greensboro, Vermont
  • Encaustics, Studio Place Arts, Barre, Vermont
  • Second Tuesday, AVA Gallery, Lebanon, New Hampshire
  • Earlier Shows
  • Tamarack Gallery, East Crafrtsbury, Vermont
  • Jewels, Elan Gallery, Rockland, Maine
  • Leighton Gallery, Blue Hill, Maine
  • Early Memory as Icon, Doll Anstadt Gallery, Burlington, Vermont
  • Small Point Artists, New O’Farrell Gallery, Brunswick, Maine
  • Small Point Artists, Eastland Gallery, Portland, Maine
  • In Depth: Seven Vermont Artists, Jullian Scott Memorial Gallery, Johnson State College, Vermont
  • Life & Death, Catamount Arts Center, St. Johnsbury, Vermont
  • Education & Residencies
  • Connecticut College, BA, New London, Connecticut
  • Vermont Studio Center
  • Small Point Art Colony, Maine
  • 2nd Tuesday Art Group, Vermont