Shark, shark, sharks... exhibit at wabi sabi gallery indian Rocks beach, fl
Pulled down into the deep... oil on canvas 48"x 50".
Sailing in the Gulf of Mexico along the white sandy shores and turquois water, is found, a new world of visual excitment . In the shallow waters below the surface sharks have the favored enviroment for their breeding grounds. This exploration of the barrier islands of Florida's west coast inspired the shark seris. These wild animals amaze the imagination as beauty and danger, in one.
Crystal Waters, oil panel 9 x 11 inches "While laying in the soft bottom sand in about 4 feet of crystal water, I opened my eyes toward the sky toward the light patterns and reflections from the sun above. The sun can be gazed upon there without it being too bright, which gives a sence of security despite the abundence of sharks. 8" x 10" oil painting on birch panel.
Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. ....Mark Twain.
Edge of the Abyss, 2010. Oil on Canvas 24 x36 inches. Done at the time of the Gulf Oil Spill when each day we looked out the window at our beach, in fear of that oil would come.
Darkest Deep, 2009. Pastel on handmade rag. 17 x 27 inches. Framed with non-reflective museum glass, brings the colors to life, especially when hung on a wall with sweeping sunlight as it moves the day.