with the human figure and then moving beyond it’s traditional shapes I
explore the possibilities of not being predictable, nor violent but always
speaking visually of the human condition.
ART/SITE SPECIFIC SCULPTURE
is creating a sculptural solution that fits the site and purpose of
Teams have submitted plans of complete environments for
many National Public Art Commission Competitions.
Very large abstract
Commissions involve stacking, fitting and carving stone blocks/slabs. The
Tahoe Conservancy Commission includes information within the Sculpture. Another example is a 7.6
H three stone stacked Sculpture Commission and many sculptural benches for
Public Art Sites. At all times the forms are pushed to become a
functional sculpture that visually contains visual
my ongoing passion
Included are six series of my
paintings on paper using mixed medium. They each express a search
for meaning beyond. Beyond what?
"From Her Heart Thru Her Hands ... ",
who live in patriarchal societies create masterpiece everyday-items for
their community. A Hopi Potter, Nempeyo/a Pomo Basketweaver, Mabel McKay
and so many more.
"Masks of God ... "
needs behind different cultures/religions search for fulfillment. These
paintings include responses from Inuit, Mayan, Lakota Sioux, Christian,
Dervish, Tara and Kali beliefs.
Forest on Ring Neck Snake Road ... "
take the viewer along paths where shadow and
movement are the active forms. This series is i memorial for the trees and
animals who are lost to us through human action.
"Windows ... "
allow a concept of The Green Woman inhabiting the
space between a church stained glass window and the metal framework that
Spirit ... "
is a exploration
of The Spirit gathering energies as they are transferred from flesh into spirit.
takes the artist into the landscape of her self.
COMMUNION I" & "COMMUNION II":
These are two expressions of anger at
the Roman Catholic Church for its lax responsibility of control of Priest Pedophilia within the
A painted bronze chess set/paintings titled "Communion
I" & "Communion II"
(re pedophilia within the Roman Catholic Church) are now included.
A PowerPoint presentation describes each chess piece with
text & images.
is a cast bronze painted chess set with the abused children represented
by the White side and the Roman Catholic Church by the Black side.
The children are shown as they grow older and what sexual abuse has done
to them. This is represented on a .PPT file.
Images of each of the 6 paintings that represent the Black Chess Side.
is a series of 6
paintings that more graphically show the MCC's anger against the Roman
Catholic Church and its protection of Pedophile Priests.
"Communion I" &
"Communion II" Exhibit Video
including a MCC poem.
was created during the Gualala Center for Arts Exhibition.
These two groups of
MCC work create a strong visual statement and are
COMMENT ON RESEARCH AREA:
have continued to research Prehistoric, Copper/Bronze Age stone sites.
I am beginning to understand the magnificent beauty of the design of
these Temples and Tombs that were created from local stones in a time
before Iron tools. I see them as living stone sculptures that were
created to serve the Spiritual needs of our ancestors. The proportions
that were created using the limiting local stone are beautiful. They are
far and beyond just functional.