Southwest Abstractions: Small Works

My absolute favorite watercolor artist, John Marin, was a master at creating atmospheric landscapes, incorporating other media -- graphite, charcoal, crayon -- with his watercolor washes.  Like Marin, I have used a limited palette in painting these small, moody landscapes.  The paintings portray real and imagined pueblo villages and mission churches. The series also includes "Flowerscapes" -- large-as-life portraits of cactus blossoms and other flowers natural to the high desert.  

Honeysuckle Clouds, Acrylic on canvas,

40 x 30, 2018 

Three of my works were selected to be featured in the 2020 New Mexico Magazine calendar as shown here.

Mission at Sunset, acrylic on canvas,

12 x 12

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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