Friday, September 30, 2011

Downpour

Downpour, 24 x 24 inches, acrylic and collage on paper

Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Work from Norton Island

  Today I photographed a snippet of the paintings that I made while in residence at Norton Island.  All of my work on the island was oil on paper at 7 x 7 inches.  I began my residence with the intention of plein air painting - working outside along the coast.  But weather, sun, wind and sheep drove me into the studio not long into the project.  Inside I found myself more aligned with my major studio practice, working from memory to create fictitious, abstract, spaces.  It was the first time in two years I worked without an audience, and it felt really daring.





Sunday, September 18, 2011

One-Hundred Days Project completed


  I recently completed my final painting for the One-Hundred Days Project.  In case you didn't know, I spent the summer creating one small painting a day along with sixty other artists around the world.  With my residency, vacation, and the start of the fall semester I finished my work a short time after the project was completed.  Check out all one-hundred paintings here.