Sunday, February 22, 2015

Patterns of Green and Blue

They are sources and mouths, a cut above the usual; they are banks and valleys. Old rivers that wind and flow towards the sea are captive within their courses.
Channels.

Sunday, February 8, 2015

Once I Lived on a Mountain -- reprised

Once I lived on a mountain. It is an ancient mountain, a historic mountain, a significant mountain. Held to be sacred, still it is not spared modern development. Cities and towns grow all along its length.

Veils of Haifa, 1999 (canvas)
Parched for water half the year, yet it is green in spots and undeveloped still -- in spots.

Sunday, February 1, 2015

The White Pine -- Upton Farmlands

It is tall; the tallest tree there. It marks a high point; it marks that point where the view of the estuary appears.

Acrylic on paper (30" x 22")
It marks the wind blowing in an ever changing world of seasonal weather and land ownership -- it stands as a beacon against all the odds.