Wednesday, April 7, 2010

List of likes

When it comes to making art, I am interested in: drawing from life, contemporary landscape, abstraction, color, painterly application, collage, photo-transfer, line quality, balance, printmaking processes, simplicity.

2009: Girls just wanna have fun

I did a series of 20 shoe paintings for an art show and holiday shop at a senior center. The remaining paintings are available for sale at Sole Sisters shoe store in Rochester, MI.





"Girls just want to have fun: Shoe Series" acrylic & collage on wood, 6 x 6 inches each, 2009.

2009: Detroit Artists Market

DAM Small Show at the Detroit Artists Market:

"Ocean: Tunnel" acrylic & collage on wood, 6 x 6 inches, 2009.


"Ocean: Notes" acrylic & collage on wood, 6 x 6 inches, 2009.


"Ocean: Low Tide" acrylic & collage on wood, 12 x 12 inches, 2009.


"Ocean: Notes" acrylic & collage on wood, 6 x 6 inches, 2009.


"Ocean: Drifter" acrylic & collage on wood, 12 x 12 inches, 2009.

2009: Americana Photo Transfers

Experiments with photo transfers resulted in my first exhibit sale, the three paintings below:



"Sleep in a Wigwam" "Cheap Fireworks" "Wonder Wheel" acrylic, found image transfers, and collage on wood, 6 x 6 inches each, 2009.

Post College: Collages


"Girl with Screen" acrylic & tissue paper on canvas, 36 x 36 inches, 2007.


"High Tide of Low Tide" monotype w/chine cole of photo transfer on tissue paper, 11 x 15 inches, 2008.


"So close" acrylic & tissue paper on canvas, 6 x 6 inches, 2008.


"Stacked" acrylic and tissue paper on canvas, 6 x 6 inches, 2008.

College: Paintings


Two of a series of 5 abstraction studies: "Marrow" acrylic on canvas, 8 x 8 inches each, 2006.


"Learning to dance" oil on canvas, 20 x 42 inches, 2004.


"Birthday" acrylic and tissue paper on canvas, 24 x 24 inches, 2006.


"Bon Voyage" oil on wood, 32 x 40 inches, 2004.

College: Landscapes


"Reeds" oil on wood, 4 x 4 inches, 2005.


"The Robin" oil on canvas, 7 x 13 inches, 2005.


"Purple Autumn" oil on canvas, 8 x 8 inches, 2005.


"Road less traveled" oil on wood, 12 x 12 inches, 2005.


"Electricity" acrylic and rust on wood, 32 x 32 inches, 2006.


"Haystacks" acrylic & tissue paper on canvas, 12 x 12 inches, 2006.


"Cattails" acrylic & tissue paper on canvas, 12 x 12 inches, 2006.


"Vast Expanses" handmade book of landscape drawings with twig binding, 5 x 5 inches, 2005.