McPalace #1

McPalace #1

30" x 27" x 10"d; wood, paper, plaster, sphagnum moss, was figures, acrylic paint, glass

This series was inspired by the intersection of highway I-684 and Route 35 near Katonah, NY.

McPalace #1 - right side

McPalace #1 - right side

This series combines the packaged suburban landscape with palace image behind.  I think many of our suburban communities appear stoic and isolated to outsiders, but the residents often close and sometimes almost tribal.

McPalace #2

McPalace #2

31" x 26" x 8"d; wood, paper, plaster, sphagnum moss, gravel, acrylic paint, glass, wax figures

McPalace #2 - left side

McPalace #2 - left side

McPalace #2 - right side

McPalace #2 - right side

Each of the sculptures have inserts on either side.

McPalace 3

McPalace 3

34" x 30" x 9 1/2"d; wood, paper, plaster, sphagnum moss, gravel, acrylic paint, wax figures, glass

 Think of the suburbs packaged and rigid.  We could open our hearts and make it all much more vivid!

Think of the suburbs packaged and rigid.

We could open our hearts and make it all much more vivid!

Aveena sativa - closeup

Aveena sativa - closeup

Aveena sativa

Aveena sativa

26 1/2" x 14 1/2" x 3"d.; wood, plaster, sphagnum moss, wax figures, acrylic paint

Cheerios are made from oats whose scientific name is the name for this sculpture.

Duality #3

Duality #3

7 1/2"h. x 10" x 8"; paper, wax figures, acrylic paint

A concert hall and art gallery depicted partially within "Constant Commodity" tea boxes

Duality #2 - industrial side

Duality #2 - industrial side

17 1/2"h x 10" x 8"; paper, plastic, wax figures, artificial plant parts, acrylic paint

Duality #2 - palace view

Duality #2 - palace view

The upper greenhouse image depicts a garden of the "three sisters": corn, squash and peas.  

Noisy Solitude

Noisy Solitude

14" h x 24" w 

Noise is part of our landscape now.  Perhaps it always was.