As I am writing this, I just realized how personal all of these paintings are to me. There has been much happening in our lives lately. I do believe that the more specific and detailed you are with imagery, the more people your work reaches. The more personal it is, the more universal it becomes. If you are not totally honest about the ins and outs of it all, you are not speaking to anyone.
the caring and keeping of, 14” x 18”, acrylic, watercolor, gesso, wc paper, $110 framed (frame is a gift to you)
This is a painting of my father when he was very young. He is now almost 80. He had just gone into the hospital the day before this was painted. Here, to me, he looks vulnerable, strong, creepy, beautiful. My dad was a carpenter and a shop teacher. When I was young, we were very close. This is me thinking of the incredible, huge arc any life takes on in the course of 80 years.
CRECEN APARTE, CRECEN JUNTOS, 30" x 30", mixed media on watercolor paper, $300 framed (the frame is a gift)
Siblings bound together always, but with different paths. I know even as they grow apart, they will grow together. It was not like that for my sisters and I, it was very different. But I know they are even stronger than we are.
a hug, 12” x 18, acrylic, watercolor, gesso, wc paper, $110 framed (frame is a gift to you)
Here is a painting of a relationship, always many layered. My attempt to communicate....