The Blooming Heart

The Blooming Heart

There is a secret back story about this piece I would like to share with you. It is the born again phoenix of an old painting that has been reworked in order to bring smiles and hope, rather than sorrow or regret. Years ago, I painted a heart that was filled with...
Bindings

Bindings

The Ties That Bind… Your tethers are of spider silk, strong, and nearly invisible, while firmly connecting you to your other selves.  You are as bound up in “What used to be”, as you are in “What is”, and “What Will Become”. ...
The Dark Tree

The Dark Tree

Deeply rooted, and well-versed in Time’s Ravages; the Dark Tree grows only from the shattered last hope and answers the soul’s cry for help. It silently offers itself as the last resort and speaks gently of comfort and shelter. It whispers warm welcomes to...
Northern Lights

Northern Lights

I remember seeing the dancing northern lights fairly often as a child growing up in North Dakota, but viewing them as an adult in Idaho hasn’t happened as frequently.  The times when we stood outside in the back yard to view the Idaho version of the auroras...
Sensory Perception

Sensory Perception

I fancy myself a collector of amazements. I am forever unearthing interesting objects to take home, or, at least photographing my non-portable finds. Inevitably, a lot of those amazing things end up in my paintings.  I’ve now done several “Collection of...
Hope (Lost and Found)

Hope (Lost and Found)

Hope… It is easy to lose, and sometimes very hard to find. The eyes will always show it. Our eyes reflect our history.  The souvenirs we have collected on our life’s journey are written in our miraculous eyes. They speak of how we have been to the raw,...