Wall is approximately 30 feet long, painted with acrylics in three intense days in 2008. Features emergent wetland species found at the Montezuma Audubon Center wetlands. The small painted turtle in the tank is most likely one I raised (named Odetta). I also designed the interpretive posters for the Center.
Mural at Sarah's Patisserie
Mural for Sarah's Patisserie, in their downtown location at 130 E. Seneca St., Ithaca NY. Features the fruit, flowers and habit of the Theobroma Cacao tree, the source of all divine chocolate goodness. Acrylics, painted May 2013.
Apple Tree Table
Using power tools and acrylic paints, I transformed an old cable spool into an apple tree table.
as hidden as banked fires live
Acrylic and pen.
The full quote, from Annie Dillard's fantastic book Holy the Firm is: "The hedgerows are blackberry brambles, white snowberries, red rose hips, gaunt and clattering broom. Their leafless stems are starting to live visibly deep in their centers, as hidden as banked fires live..."
Also available as a notecard from my online store.
Au Sable Mural
Mural in a hallway at the Au Sable Institute of Environmental Studies, Mancelona, MI. I spent the summers of 1997 and 1998 working on this hallway (and cooking). This mural shows species of the surrounding forest, and a separate wall depicts local pond life. Please open the small images for more views and details.
Down Greenwich Reach past the Isle of Dogs
An abstract view of the path of the Thames through London. Title is, of course, taken from T.S. Eliot's The Waste Land. Acrylic on board, approximately 1 x 2 feet. In a private collection.