PORTFOLIO

Selected works:

 
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FLEETING GOLD

Soft gold light lingers as the day's sun slides below the horizon. This on-going series features limited and shifted palettes and explores the light and shadow and ever changing colors in a forest meditation.
24"x24" oil on canvas
2021

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THE FIRST STEP IS TO LOSE YOUR WAY

Sometimes getting lost is the way to be found. Inspired by Galway Kinnel's sentiment, “The first step in the journey is to lose your way", this piece invites the viewer into a walk in the woods to find their own path.
48"x36" oil on canvas
2020

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GIMME THE LIGHT

Crisp fall day. Damp leaves in a cool forest. Sun bursts through the overstory. Warmth on your face. This is what Gimme the Light is about, rediscovering the simple joy that can be found on a walk in the woods. Central Washington, near Lake Wenatchee.
48"x30" oil on canvas
2019
Exhibited at INTERSTATE: Where I-90 Meets I-82, Sarah Spurgeon Gallery, CWU, October-December 2019

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FLOWING CONTEMPLATION

The simplest moments can be the most powerful. Sitting by the water, letting time pass, just being of and on the earth.
Green River, near Black Diamond, WA
12"x12" oil on canvas
2021

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FOREST GLOW I

A bold palette celebrates the pop of fall colors and soft gray skies of the NW.
Hills above Plain, WA
12"x12" oil on canvas
2020

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SKY FEEDER

Created from over 300 mirrors, this "bowl" captures the sky and mixes viewer and nature together. Featured as part of the 2014 Heaven & Earth 6 exhibit at Carkeek Park curated by the Center on Contemporary Art Seattle.

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TRANSITION & TRANSFORM GREEN ROOF ART INSTALLATION

The TRANSition and TRANSform green roof art installation celebrated the changing nature of the South Dome area of Tacoma during the Lightrail construction. Featuring a grid of sedums atop a construction trailer and inspirational green roof and sustainability fence mural, this artwork was created by team lead Teresa Stern, with team members Buster Simpson and Patrick Carey.