Southwest Abstractions: A Modernist Tradition

Following a Modernist tradition, my work abstracts nature.  In painting the landscape, I generally consider the idea of the setting more than the actual look of a specific landmark.  In these latest works, I've tried to capture the land's rhythmic and dynamic qualities. In some, I've incorporated watercolor washes and accents of gouache; others are works in either oil or acrylic.  Each is part of an ongoing series of atmospheric landscapes celebrating the seasons and senses of the Southwest.  Click on each of the works to see the full image.

 

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Honeysuckle Clouds, Acrylic on canvas,

40 x 30, 2018 

Kahaila Mana (Turtle Maiden), Acrylic, collage on canvas, 16 x 12 See more of my Katsina Series on the Native Abstractions page. 

Chalchiuhtlicue (Aztec)

3D sculpture of cast paper and bamboo on metal stand, 13 x 13 x 2  See more of these works on my "Latest Works" page.

 

Dragonfly Rock, acrylic, clay on canvas, 18 x 14. See more of these works on Archeological Abstractions page.

Firecracker Cactus

Acrylic on canvas, 

10 x 10, 2018 SOLD

Flower Moon 雪国

Collage, watercolor,

20 x 16, matted. See more Japanese-inspired works on my Asian Abstractions page.

Nambe Fruit Bowl on Table, oil on canvas,

24 x 18. See more on Pure Abstractions page.

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