Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Off Road


OFF ROAD: A Traveler's Tale, Part I

The first states of these pieces were created in the late summer of 2011, by a combination of mono-print and painting. The following summer, 2012, saw them take shape as a series of stories set in the curious rugged landscapes supplied by the mono-prints. I think of these narrative pieces as "alternative fiction". My free expressionistic flow of thought uses popular culture and sculptural ideas to form snapshot views of events or states. And these various figures, who all star in their own stories, suggest to me themes and variations, like glimpses along a journey.

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Water's Edge, 8" x 20" oil and drawing on Yupo

 Detail, Water's Edge, 8" x 20" oil and drawing on Yupo




Windy Day, 8" x 20" oil and drawing on Yupo

 Detail, Windy Day, 8" x 20" oil and drawing on Yupo


Tourists, 8" x 20" oil and drawing on Yupo

 Detail, Tourists, 8" x 20" oil and drawing on Yupo




Mysterious Sky Displays, 8" x 20" oil and drawing on Yupo

 Detail, Mysterious Sky Displays, 8" x 20" oil and drawing on Yupo




 
Heading Home, 8" x 20" oil and drawing on Yupo

 Detail, Heading Home, 8" x 20" oil and drawing on Yupo




The Artist, 8" x 20" oil and drawing on Yupo

Detail, The Artist, 8" x 20" oil and drawing on Yupo