Category: Paintings

  • “Self-portrait Looking at the Eclipse”

    “Self-portrait Looking at the Eclipse”

    The April 8th eclipse was an interesting phenomena that made us all feel part of a larger system. I combined three different painting techniques – paper marbleing, pallette-knife paintings, and brush painting.

  • “Arboglyphs”

    “Arboglyphs”

    Acrylic on canvas48×30″2023 They say the Aspen tree is very susceptible to disease particularly as a result of people carving their initials on them. Arboglyphs refers to the act of carving figures onto trees which can lead to the death of an Aspen tree because it introduces disease to the forrest. If you have questions…

  • “Cicatrices”

    “Cicatrices”

    40×30”Acrylic on canvas2023 I have been working on a landscape series exploring terrains that look alien. This painting was inspired by Table Mountain in South Africa where it’s unique location has created a world unlike any other. From having its own fog-created tablecloth to lichen that flowers, it’s like you are in another world.

  • “Venus as a Boy”

    “Venus as a Boy”

    30x24x2”Oil and Acrylic on canvas2023 A few years back, I was able to see Gustav Klimt’s Death and Life at the Hofburg Palace in Vienna. I was attracted to the colors and style and wanted to give them a plant/alien twist. I also wanted to use a metallic gold paint I recently purchased. I like…

  • “Octogarden”

    “Octogarden”

    16×16”Acrylic on canvas2023 In 2018, I began drawing a shape library using my backyard as inspiration. After spending a couple of years learning to paint, I had the skills to turn the drawings into paintings. I am calling them the circle series and Octogarden is the first one completed.

  • “El sacrificio”

    “El sacrificio”

    Acrylic on canvas202336×48” I have always been fascinated by the true story of the baptism of the Volcán Masaya in 1529 as well as the stories of its sacrificial use throughout history. Friar Francisco de Bobadilla was convinced he had found the entrance to hell and was given permission by the pope to place a…