The Valley Floor

Raw pigment, pastel, gold leaf and iridescence on handmade paper, 6.5 x 9 inches.
Private collection

Dieu Donne is showing work created for their annual benefit auction at their Chelsea gallery. There will be an opening reception on Thursday, September 18, and the show will run until the auction on October 14. Complete details on the Dieu Donne website.

This drawing, made on some of Dieu Donne’s own lovely handmade paper, will be there:

“Valley Floor” was made while sitting on a deck of a beach house on Fire Island. Cedar, the 4 year old in charge of the place, was watching very carefully. Then she sat down and made her own:

“Untitled,” 2008, by Cedar, colored pencil and marker on paper, 8.5”x11”
“Untitled,” 2008, by Cedar, colored pencil and marker on paper, 8.5”x11”