Size: 6"W x 4"H x 0.25"D
Year Created: 2018
"Vacation Roots" is a postcard size painting that was part of the annual postcard show at A.I.R.Gallery in Brooklyn, NY.. It depicts an aerial view of the eastern tips of Long Island, Hwy I-95 which takes vacationers from NYC to Cape Cod for their summer vacations and the ferries.
This painting was done with watercolor on watercolor paper. Small glass beads, fiberglass screening and cut paper are adhered to the surface. It is float matted in a double thick white rag mat which measures 11"w x 14"h. Drop it right into a standard size frame.
Acrylic paint, mixed mediums and collaged objects, are the primary materials I employ in constructing these abstract, landscape based explorations. My paintings perch at the intersection of recognizable imagery and the abstract, giving voice to the spiritual and temporal confluence of the world we inhabit. Among my several series of work, you will find paintings inspired by satellite imagery, space telescopes, geologic exploration, music and the almighty leaf and seed. Because I love color so much, I endeavor to give it a luminous quality that will draw one’s eye to the canvas and move it effortlessly in compositional formation, unfolding a unique vision of landscape. Each painting contains many layers of acrylic color glazes that give an apparent depth to the surface; Textural elements are incorporated through the addition of materials and objects I often find in the street, and by subtraction of surface using scratching, scraping and writing. Look at a distance and look up close; there is much to be seen and experienced at both levels. Thank you for visiting my profile!