Drawn Out

After the Caldor Fire of 2021, I made charcoal drawings for an exhibition named, ‘Call and Response’ at Lake Tahoe Community College. It was a cathartic process for me and our community, and a firm reminder of the power of art to help process a traumatic event. Recently, I visited the South Tahoe Middle and …

Pieta/Compassionem Oil on Canvas 40×60″

Pieta / Compassionem (2017)Oil on Canvas 40 x 60″ My decision to paint the ‘Pietà’ came after reading a piece by George Saunders on the role of artists at times like these: “…the people making a lot of these Trump initiatives don’t seem able to imagine the actual victims of their programs….So those of us …

Lost Property

Lost Property (2018)Oil on Canvas 40 x 30″ “Hope is being able to see that there is light despite all of the darkness.”  Desmond Tutu. I organized and curated an art exhibition with my group, the Tahoe Activist Artists last year, entitled ‘We the People: Visualize a World of Conversation and Connection’. One of the …

Marie Curie

Marie CurieOil on Canvas 40 x 40″ Collection of Linda and Jeff Reichel “Nothing in life is to be feared; it is only to be understood.”Marie Curie Marie Curie (7 November 1867 – 4 July 1934) was a Polish and naturalized-French physicist and chemist who conducted pioneering research on radioactivity. She was the first woman …

Mural Commission: ‘The Metastases’

Aside from a couple of finishing touches that needed to be done when the paint dries…the mural is finished. This is by far the most ambitious piece I’ve ever done. Two years of research, design and composition. Nine months of detailed oil painting. 12 x 5 feet. One very happy patron. This commissioned painting is …