10.00"W x 8.00"H x 1.5"D

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Medium: Painting

Subject Tags: landscape, painting, acrylic, nature, trees

Media: acrylic on canvas

Size: 10"W x 8"H x 1.5"D

Year Created: 2016

Ready to Hang

A fallen oak near the coast in South Carolina. It is framed in an elegant hardwood floating frame which increases the size to 11 x 9 inches overall. Signed in the lower right corner.

When I was six years old my father died, and with his passing went a big and positive influence, This was in the time before cell phones ,email, and self driving cars. Life was simpler, at least it seemed that way. We lived in a very rural area, and there was nothing to do so I began to draw. Our house was filled with mid-century modern furniture, shag carpeting, and prints by Matisse, and Modigliani, as well as tribal artifacts from my Father’s travels. I would stare at them for hours. At a young age I had no context for them, they were just a part of my daily life. Those things, or at least the souls of those things, influence my work today. I don’t want to recreate those works of art and I am not looking for visual realism. I am in search of a spiritual realism.

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