Silent Poetry    2015-2019

               Enigma 2

       4" x 6" on crinkled rice paper

       with canvas support   $65.00 

I have been exploring the Ancient Chinese concept of painting as silent poetry and poetry as painting with sound. This concept appears in the West in the 19th century with J.M.W. Turner, who wrote poetry about the subjects of his watercolors, and  with French poet Stephane Mallarme, who wrote poetry that coincided with Impressionist painting. I continue to use nature as a basis for watercolor exploration of the effects of clouds, mists, and water.

           Mid-winter Thaw

     Watercolor on Arches Vellum

  8" x 10" Private Collection, Canada

            Sunrise Over Ice

   Watercolor on crinkled rice paper     8" x 10"  Private Collection, France

 

                             The Torrent

               Watercolor on paper

                     4" x 6"

                     

                     Enigma

            5" x 7" on Arches Vellum

                    $75.00 

 

                  Storm

      Watercolor on  Arches Vellum

   8" x 10" Private Collection, France

             

              Ms. Monet

   5" x 7 " watercolor on rice paper

        Private Collection, France

   

       

                Cloudburst

     6" x 8" watercolor on paper

                  $65.00

 

 

             

                      Rain in the Arroyo

               8" x 12"  watercolor on Arches

                                   $150.00

                       La Chute

      6" x 8" watercolor on paper

        Private Collection, Canada

              The Little Mountain

            Watercolor on paper 5" x 7"

             Private Collection, France    

     Oregon Coast:  In the Fog  

     Watercolor on paper  4" x 6"

                    $ 65.00

                 Oncoming Rain

        Watercolor on paper. 5" x 7"

      Private Collection, Colorado

                   The Wind

      Watercolor on canvas  9" x 12"

    Private Collection, Switzerland

  West of the Imagination

    Watercolor on museum board

              17" x 17"   $500.00

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