Under the Wing of Corvus 2010
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
55 Pegs NFS
Enamels on plaster with metal, wood pegs, and wax
Tribute to the Ted Hughes poem, "Crow Blacker than Ever"
-enamel, oils, string, metal foil
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
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
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
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
oils, enamel, sand, gravel, decomposed wood, shells, nails, roots, caddisfly shells on canvas
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
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