Gallery 4 Painted Collage

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Wired  28x29x5, , ink on paper and mixed media, mounted on canvas-covered wood support, 2018. A raised collage, 2.25 inches high, it is built around Wired magazine covers. They are painted over with inks to make them even more bold. And some added things: metallic ribbon, printed dollhouse wallpapers, and a clothesline painted green.

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Gaia  32x48x6, paper prints, acrylic, oil, marker, bamboo, wood, mounted on wood, 2014.

A painted assemblage incorporating segments of photos taken from Natural Fashion: Tribal Decoration from Africa by Hans Sylvester (this is fair use for a transformative purpose). Most images are raised on posts of varying height. The work addresses the ongoing desecration of our home.

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Inner Sea 31x33x5, 2020. Paper coffee cups/modelling paste/acrylic/tape mounted on canvas over a wood support. This collage started out as large white coffee cups cut in half and painted with acrylics. Iridescent gold and silver line the bottoms 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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Tempest  16x20x3, 2020. This is a painted collage created out of torn paper coffee cups.

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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.

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Softened Space  29x41x5, 2013. Oil on aluminum mounted on canvas over a wood support.

A deep relief construction composed of aluminum formed into boxes, mounted, painted with oils and lovingly worked over with a sledge hammer. The stripes are two differing reds, a dark blue and a dark green. It has nothing to do with a flag, they are just stripes. The effect is to soften space itself.

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Here Below  30x26x6, 2019. A painted deep relief collage mounted on canvas over wood. Prints are taken from various sources, many from an auction catalog of early German expressionism.

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Sequence  18x24x2, 2020. Acrylic on folded canvas paper mounted on wood support, 2020. 

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Sing Along  18x24x3.5, 2018, mixed media. Painted collage of 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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Storm Clouds  16x20x1.5, 2018. Oil & collage on wood support, 2018. 

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Reflecting Pool  18x24x3.5, 2015. Oil on palette paper mounted on canvas.

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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. It has many juicy details like kayakers paddling through the milk and corn flakes.

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Crowley Collage  36x54x5, 2011. A complete Aleister Crowley sectioned tarot deck, painted with acrylics and inks, mounted on a wood support and framed. The strips of red tones are tape. Each piece is mounted on a riser of varying height.

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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. Dreamy, meditative and tender.

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Shield  57x59x2, 2008. A large painted collage of strips of corrugated cardboard mounted on a wood support. 

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Degas Collage  29.5x30x2.5, 2011.  A raised relief collage composed of fragments of Degas prints mounted on foamcore. The support is a wooden box covered with canvas. 

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Looking from Heaven  30x40x.75, 2019. Oil and acrylic on torn card stock, mounted on canvas, 2019.