Musings about Art

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My Portals

“My Portal” 2023 I am fascinated by portals, doorways between differing realities. Portals appear in many forms: windows, mirrors, paintings, books, imaginings, desires. I have

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  I have always envied birds their ability to fly. At some point, I began to wonder if, perhaps, the birds in turn envy us

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Shadow Man

The Shadow Man

“The String Man and the Shadow Man Converse” 2020 The “Shadow Man” made his first appearance as a character in two colláge/drawings from a series

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I Love to Draw

Original post October 12, 2018 I love to draw. Trying to bring imagined things into concrete, graphic form is the most mentally exhausting, most ultimately

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The Colláge Series

  Each of these images began as an abstract arrangement of shapes made without an image in mind, a colláge built by gluing various materials

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Drawing from Life

Some Musings

Original post July 28.2010     For several years I helped to run weekly life drawing sessions at AVA, a local community art center.  One

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