Under the Wing of Corvus  2010

Metamorphose NFS

Metamorphose NFS

According to many cultures crows and ravens were once white, silver, or rainbow colored. -enamel, plaster, dirt, string, ash, feather, metal foil on wood panel 24x24x3

55 Pegs NFS

55 Pegs NFS

Enamels on plaster with metal, wood pegs, and wax -48x24x4

Mending NFS

Mending NFS

Tribute to the Ted Hughes poem, "Crow Blacker than Ever" -enamel, oils, string, metal foil 24x24x3

The Archer and 9 Suns NFS

The Archer and 9 Suns NFS

At one time there were 10 suns. when they all decided to shine at the same time, crops burned and drought occured. The Chinese archer, Hou Yi, saved the world by shooting down 9. As he did, they turned to crows and fell to the ground. -enamel, sand, metal washer, arrow on wood panel 24x36x4

Prelude to the Archer & 9 Suns NFS

Prelude to the Archer & 9 Suns NFS

In Chinese lore, the 10 suns broke their vow, and rose at one time, scorching the earth and destroying the crops. -enamel, sand, metal foil, grass, arrow 24x36x4

Thought & Memory Fly Everyday 500$

Thought & Memory Fly Everyday 500$

Hugin and Munin fly everyday over the wide world; I fear for Hugin (thought) that he will not come back; yet, I tremble more for Munin (memory) - Odin, Norse God speaking of his two ravens -enamel, oils, metal foil, on wood panel 48x36x4

Liberation of Light NFS

Liberation of Light NFS

According to the Haida tribe on the Pacific coast, crow is responsible for discovering humans in shells and bringing light to the world. -enamel, oils, sand, shells, plant on wood panel 30x24x3

Ascension NFS

Ascension NFS

oils, enamel, sand, gravel, decomposed wood, shells, nails, roots, caddisfly shells on canvas 24x40x3

Flight Over Hydra 400$

Flight Over Hydra 400$

What Corvus must have seen from his view in the Zodiac according to Greek myth -enamel, nails, and sand on plaster with found object 36x24x4

Serpentine Waters Under Autumn Night

Serpentine Waters Under Autumn Night

Installation for Niche Wine Bar in Vancouver, Washington inspired by the Under the Wing of Corvus collection. Crows fly along the Columbia River which intertwines with the constellations of the harvest season. -enamels, metal foil, glass, clay, roots, and sand on wood panels 2'x12'x2"

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