Abstracts

Abstracts are always experimental for me: I hardly ever have a picture in my head of how it should end up, I just play around until it looks right. These paintings are where I experiment with brush strokes, colors, mediums, and techniques.

  • Fear in a Handful of Dust

    T.S. Eliot series: "I will show you fear in a handful of dust".

  • The Awful Daring

    The Awful Daring of A Moment’s Surrender

    This is based on the first "DA" in the closing of What The Thunder Said, from T.S. Eliot's The Waste Land, lines 401 to 409: Datta: what have we gi…

  • Each Confirms A Prison

    T.S. Eliot series: "We think of the key, each in his prison; thinking of the key, each confirms a prison."

  • The Arid Plain

    T.S. Eliot series: "I sat upon the shore fishing, with the arid plain behind me; Shall I at least set my lands in order?"

  • These Fragments I Have Shored Against My Ruins•

    T.S. Eliot series: "These fragments I have shored against my ruins."

  • Till Human Voices Wake Us

    TS Eliot series: "Till human voices wake us, and we drown."

  • The Way The World Ends

    TS Eliot series: "This is the way the world ends / Not with a bang but a whimper."

  • Empathy

    Like the frost you see melting on a cold windowpane.

  • Change of Heart•

    Red embers to glacial ice. An emotional journey.

  • Floratricity•

    Springtime is when that annual resurrection occurs so the flowers have a current of electricity around them, as if they are being jolted to life.

  • EKG

    EKG

    The sense of reflection and the up-and-down movement reminds me of those EKG heart monitors.