December 13, 2017

Lone pine

A  lone pine awaits Christmas lights, camera, action. 


Pastel, 5x7, $100.



November 20, 2017

Servants in a row.

Cooks, maids & butlers all in a row. 
Snap your fingers. 

You're dreaming. 
Get cooking!


Mixed media, 4 x 6.5 
Prints available- 
Contact me for prices

November 16, 2017

November Browns

November
Brings brown.
Brun branches.
Taupe trees.
Tan tall grass.

Dirt brown ground.
Stone stones.
Brown is beautiful.
Against baby blue skies.

Pastel, 5x7, $110.




November 7, 2017

Flower in the Sun



Catch the sun in a flower before the frost does. 

Janis Joplin sang "Flower in the Sun.
"https://www.azlyrics.com/lyrics/janisjoplin/flowerinthesun.html


Pastel, 8x10, $150.


November 1, 2017

Raining Leaves

A quiet street. Not a soul around.
But the leaves put on a show anyway.
Like acrobats they glide thru the air, 
flying with the greatest of ease.
Like dancers they pirouette,
turning, and whirling.
Done- they nosedive, nudged by the wind.
And like trained pilots, 
land with precision, 
on a runway of pillows-
red, orange, yellow and green.

Pastel, 5x7, $100.




October 23, 2017

Dizzy Gillespie 100th birthday

In celebration of the anniversary of jazz great Dizzy Gillespie’s 100th birthday, author David G. Brown shares his intimate experiences and memoirs of this magical musician in his book "Shadowing Dizzy Gillespie." 

This is the art I did for the cover. 
See the book here.

See Dizzy play here. And here.

Mixed Media, 6x9, [Commission- Alaska]






October 18, 2017

4 swans- danse des petits cygnets, pas de quatre

This was a commission painting that I forgot to put up!

4 swans
Arm in arm.
Hand in hand.
In sync.
Must dance as one.
When they part– they float to the ground.
As we all do if not together.

Watch them dance

Pastel, 20 x 9, [commission, Canada]

October 5, 2017

Tears

I started this painting right after 9/11 and didn't finish it not knowing that it would never be finished:

Thousands of tears. 
For New York, Orlando, Virginia, Newtown, Boston, Colorado, Wisconsin, Seattle, Texas, Little Rock, Las Vegas, and on and on and on.
The droplets shed from tired, troubled, fearful, sad eyes should not be wasted. 
They must sprinkle the flowers we leave for those we cry.

Pastel, 11.5 x 9.5

September 12, 2017

Calm.
After the storms:
The beauteous blue.
The silky sea.
The ruffled edge.
The subtle sky.
The silence.
Defies it.

Pastel, 10 x 8 
$125.

August 1, 2017

Oasis in a desert, Bohoy

Two lovebirds coo in the desert.
Roses and cactus.
A diamond appears.
An oasis!

Pastel 8x10, commission SOLD