Acrylic on gessoboard - 12 x 16 in - 2014
I was surprised when our crabapple and apple trees self-hybridized. Did you know that they are able do that? I didn’t until an orchard owner told me that it’s actually quite common.
In any case, I became fascinated by the contrast in the sizes of the two different round, red fruits. I painted them using bold red acrylic with contrasting green leaves on gesso board.
Cholla cacti blooming in the high desert of New Mexico are a delightful sight! I enjoyed capturing the rhythm and liveliness of their colors in this piece. It is 24...
Acrylic on canvas - 24 x 30 in - 2016 In this piece, I tried a new approach to depicting my beloved prickly pear cacti, likely inspired by the fact that these didn’t grow near my...
Acrylic on gessoboard - 24 x 6 in - 2016 There is a “forest” of cholla in my neighborhood, and they produce all kinds of fascinating blooms, usually yellow, but sometimes magenta. I didn’t...