This painting started mid-pandemic. At the start I was thinking about the forest at the beginning of Dante’s inferno. But something lighter occupied the painting by the time I was done, months later. The … “Wood”
My title for this painting, Half-fathom, is a reference to Jackson Pollocks vertical canvas Full fathom five at MoMA. Pollock’s title comes from a passage in Shakespeare’s The Tempest, where the character Ariel describes … “Half-fathom”
The title Nebuchadnezzar’s Dream refers to an Old Testament story from the book of Daniel that fascinated me as a child.
In the story the prophet interprets a dream in which the King sees … “Nebuchadnezzar’s dream”
Daylight was conceived as part of a pair of paintings shown in my 2019 solo exhibit Widening in NYC. This painting represents sunrise, it’s sister canvas is titled Moonrise.
This painting was also the … “Daylight”
I feel very grateful the feeling of being held that was very present through some difficult times this past year. This painting is about that.
For me, Held feels like sunlight through trees. This … “Held”
From the press release for the November 2020 solo exhibit Widening:
Omega, his largest work in two decades, takes the physical composition of a rainbow as its inspiration and expands the palette to encompass … “Omega”