Assemblage

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Wired  28x29x5, , ink on paper and mixed media, mounted on canvas-covered wood support, 2018. Assemblage built around Wired magazine covers painted over with inks. And, some added things: metallic ribbon, printed dollhouse wallpapers, and a clothesline painted green.

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Wellspring 16 x20x2, mixed media, 2021.

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Memories of Memories - Degas  29x30x2.5, 2021. Sections of Degas prints on foamcore, painted with acrylic, oil and inks. Mounted on a canvas over a wooden support. 

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Gaia  32x48x6, 2014. Paper prints, acrylic, oil, marker, bamboo, wood, mounted on wood support. Assemblage incorporating segments of photos taken from Natural Fashion: Tribal Decoration from Africa by Hans Sylvester (fair use for a trans-formative purpose). Most images are mounted on posts of varying height. Border is free with pieces overhanging the support. 

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Inner Sea  31x33x5, paper/modelling paste/acrylic/tape mounted on canvas over a wood support, 2018. This collage started out as large white coffee cups cut in half.  Painted with acrylics, iridescent gold and silver line the bottoms with gray on the interiors. It is finished with pieces of tape in shades of red and small, floating pieces of blue canvas.

Inner Sea 31x33x5, 2020. Paper coffee cups/modelling paste/acrylic/tape mounted on canvas over a wood support. This started out as large white coffee cups cut in half and painted with acrylics. Iridescent gold and silver are on the bottom of the cups with gray on the interiors. Finished with pieces of tape in shades of red and small, floating squares of painted canvas.

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By the Shore of the Inner Sea 31x33x5, 2020. This is a painted collage created out of large paper coffee cups cut in half. Seen within the torn holes are visual surprises.

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Here Below  30x26x6, 2019. Photographic prints from various sources mounted on posts of varying height and painted. Painted tape is also applied. Many of the images are taken from an auction catalog of early German expressionism.

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Softened Space  29x41x5, 2013. Oil on aluminum.  Assemblage composed of aluminum formed into boxes, mounted on a canvas-covered wood support, painted with oils, and lovingly worked over with a sledge hammer. The effect is to soften space itself.

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Wheaties Collage  44h x 46w x 6d, 2003. A painted collage of Wheaties boxes mounted on wood, framed with wood, and bathed in pink and iridescent white. 

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Impressionist Collage  35x39x3.5, 2020. Painted relief collage of torn images of famous impressionist paintings.

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Expressionist Collage  35x39x3.5, 2020. Painted relief collage of torn images of famous expressionist paintings.

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Solace  51x40x2, 2014.  This is a large collage with a deep texture made from pieces of canvas cut from an old painting and painted over in oils and acrylics, with many colors running underneath. Mounted on a wood support with a raised frame. 

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Shield  57x59x2, 2008. Assemblage of strips of corrugated cardboard mounted on a wood support. 

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Crowley’s Dream (Thoth Tarot Deck)  36x54x5, 2021  Composed of the complete tarot deck created by Lady Frieda Harris according to instructions from Aleister Crowley, completed in 1943 but not published until 1969. The cards are sectioned, with each piece mounted on a riser of varying height. Narrow strips of tape are distributed across the collage, and the whole is painted with acrylics and inks.Mounted on a wood support covered with canvas, with a floating frame built by the artist.

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Sing Along  18x24x3.5, 2018, mixed media. Mixing cups from the studio mounted on a wood support, unframed. Finished with gold dragged over the top and then a wash of white. 

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Color Rotor  18x24x3.5, 2018. Stripes of color mounted above background on rigid support. A color adjusting machine.