The rockface series is amongst my favorites. (Some are, in fact, the first photographs I exhibited and sold). The images highlight my interest in the abtract qualities--the interplay of lines, shapes, patterns, colors and textures--of what are, in reality, sharp-focus images of actual surfaces.
The Finland rockfaces are all from along the shore of the island in the Baltic Sea where my mother's family still has their summer house. Between the residual effects of the glaciers and the more immediate impacts of wind, water and ice, the terrain is almost entirely bedrock granite. Though, as you can see particularly in the first image, "Force of Nature", the igneous rock when it first was formed, contained all manner of impurities and other trace minerals, which have given the surfaces these fantastic patterns.
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My work is currently on display at:
Hanover Area Arts Guild
32 Carlisle Street
2 Summit Avenue
Webster Groves, MO
Hill Center Galleries
921 Pennsylvania Ave SE
3273 State Route 28
Old Forge, NY
The Women's Center Art Gallery
7211 Bank Court
Kansas City, MO
Philadelphia Sketch Club
235 S Camac Street
The Washington County Commission on Aging
535 East Franklin Street
*show is accesable online at the gallery's website
**show is online only
(note: due COVID-19 restrictions the galleries above may not currently be open to the public or public access may be signficantly restricted)