2 Dimensional Work

My wall art includes collage, watercolor, acrylic painting, and assemblage. It is truly Mixed Media.

The Journey
Afternoon in Barcelona
Japanese Gardens - Portland, Oregon
The Heron's Pond
October at Ferne Cliff
Burning Leaves
Circus, Circus
Extra pieces for Circus, Circus
Drama Queen
Autumn Colors
Eleanor
Edwina
The Three Princesses
The Poet
Time to Paint
Winter Carol
View of the Duomo
Birch Surprise
Chicken yard
Dancing in the Forest
Mammogram Meditation
Hannah Joins the Circus: Human Cannonball
Hannah Joins the Circus: Bareback Rider
Hannah Joins the Circus:High Wire Walker
Hannah Joins the Circus: Elephant Trainer
Lincoln
Passageway at Eze
A Woman's Alphabet
Lincoln-1863
Young Lincoln
A Journey of Faith
Leonardo Could Read Mona Like a Book
Memories of Peru
Bubbles on the Thames
Early Morning at Regents Park—Flowers
Early Morning in Regents Park—Fountain
Foxglove in the Botanical Garden—Anchorage
Birches in the Botanical Garden— Anchorage
Chinese Mountain Dragon
Vincent’s Mulberry Tree
Monet’s Poppy Field
Poppies for Vincent
Night Watch
Glorious Morning
Spring Song
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The Journey

The Journey

The trees are collaged using painted book pages. The image is autobiographical. The trike was mine at 3, now I am on an artistic path and I don't know where it will lead. This work is included in Incite 3: The Art of Storytelling, published September 2015.

36"H x 24"W

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Afternoon in Barcelona

Afternoon in Barcelona

Acrylic painting from a photo that I took in Barcelona, Spain. This piece has been selected to be published in AcrylicWorks 6: Creative Energy in May 2019. It has also been accepted in the Illinois State Fair (2018).

24"H x 30"W

$1200

Japanese Gardens - Portland, Oregon

Japanese Gardens - Portland, Oregon

This painting was made after a visit to the beautiful Japanese Gardens in Portland.

10"H x 8"W

$125

The Heron's Pond

The Heron's Pond

This piece is collaged with hand-painted papers. It is painted on 5 canvases and framed with different old architectural elements, including a rusty can and wheel.

32"H x 25"W

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October at Ferne Cliff

October at Ferne Cliff

This is an October day in Southern Illinois. The lake is slightly south of Ferne Cliff Park near Goreville, Illinois. This is watercolor.

18"H x 12"W

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Burning Leaves

Burning Leaves

This collage was created from book pages which I hand painted. You can read the words on the leaves, trees, wall, and man. The images in the smoke are from the burning leaves.

30"H x 24"W x 2"D

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Circus, Circus

Circus, Circus

This has a painted background with jointed movable images which can taken off the canvas and replaced with a different person or animal. See extra pieces. The edge is collaged with vintage tickets.

24"H x 18"W x 1"D

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Extra pieces for Circus, Circus

Extra pieces for Circus, Circus

These pieces can be interchanged with those attached to the canvas. All are jointed for a work of art which is always different

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Drama Queen

Drama Queen

Mixed media painting with collage elements.

12"H x 42"W

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Autumn Colors

Autumn Colors

Mixed Media poster with silk points and fibers

40"H x 24"W

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Eleanor

Eleanor

Mixed media

12"H x 12"W

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Edwina

Edwina

Mixed media

14"H x 12"W

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The Three Princesses

The Three Princesses

Mixed media

24"H x 9"W

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The Poet

The Poet

Mixed media

16"H x 12"W

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Time to Paint

Time to Paint

The drops of paint are collaged with torn papers. Each has a paintbrush with a handle of the color. The clock face says "Time to Paint" but there are no hands since it is always time to paint.

36"H x 36"W x 1"D

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Winter Carol

Winter Carol

This is one of a set of 4 collages--the others are Spring Serenade, Summer Melody, and Autumn Song.

48"H x 24"W x 1"D

$300 each or set of 4 $1000

View of the Duomo

View of the Duomo

Acrylic painting of the cathedral of Orvieto, Italy, as seen through the streets.

24"H x 18"W x 1"D

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Birch Surprise

Birch Surprise

Mixed media from a photo that I took in Alaska. The leaf from the vine was inside the turned back birch bark like a hidden gift.

12"H x 12"W x 1"D

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Chicken yard

Chicken yard

Mixed media--paint and collage.

12"H x 30"W

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Dancing in the Forest

Dancing in the Forest

This is based on a true story which comes from the 1964 Alaskan earthquake. It is about a prom dress that got swept away by the tsunami wave which hit Seward. It you want the complete story, e-mail me. This is mixed media and is textured. The dress is real fabric.

36"H x 24"W x 1"D

$850

Mammogram Meditation

Mammogram Meditation

Claudia has to mentally remove herself from her body during a mammogram.
Claudia's thoughts encircle her head on one board while the glass is ready to press down on her breast on the other board. Pink for breast cancer awareness--would be a humorous addition to a screening clinic or doctor's office. Dimensions are for each board--double it for both pieces (which are hung slightly apart.)

30"H x 30"W x 1"D

$250

Hannah Joins the Circus: Human Cannonball

Hannah Joins the Circus: Human Cannonball

An Amish girl becomes a circus star. Collage on birch panel.

12"H x 12"W x 1"D

$125 or set of 4 for $400

Hannah Joins the Circus: Bareback Rider

Hannah Joins the Circus: Bareback Rider

An Amish girl becomes a circus star. Collage on birch panel.

12"H x 12"W x 1"D

$125 or set of 4 for $400

Hannah Joins the Circus:High Wire Walker

Hannah Joins the Circus:High Wire Walker

An Amish girl becomes a circus star. Collage on birch panel.

12"H x 12"W x 1"D

125 or set of four for $400

Hannah Joins the Circus: Elephant Trainer

Hannah Joins the Circus: Elephant Trainer

An Amish girl becomes a circus star. Collage on birch panel.

12"H x 12"W x 1"D

$125 or egos four for $400

Lincoln

Lincoln

Collage entirely created with magazine advertisements. Won 3rd place in the Illinois Times Visitors Guide Cover contest 2017.

24"H x 18"W x 1"D

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Passageway at Eze

Passageway at Eze

Acrylic painting from a photo that I took at the medieval castle fortress at Eze, France.

24"H x 18"W

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A Woman's Alphabet

A Woman's Alphabet

From A (artist) to Z (zany) the woman's alphabet covers women's lives. These 4" x 4" images have been turned into cards which may be purchased singly or as a set of 26.

32"H x 20"W

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Lincoln-1863

Lincoln-1863

Collage made with hand painted papers. 1863 was the year of several key battles of the Civil War as well as the Emancipation Proclamation. My Lincoln shows determination and strength, qualities that he needed to accomplish the great task of saving the Union.

14"H x 11"W

$250 original, $45 print

Young Lincoln

Young Lincoln

Acrylic painting of the young Lincoln with a college of Lincoln stamps around two sides, appropriate since Lincoln was a postmaster in New Salem.

24"H x 16"W

$275

A Journey of Faith

A Journey of Faith

Collage made with hand painted papers to look like a stain glass window. Nine pairs of animals plus Nash and the dove circle the ark and rainbow. (Goats, mice, elephants, meerkats,giraffes, geese, rabbits, tree frogs, and lions.)

20"H x 20"W

$300

Leonardo Could Read Mona Like a Book

Leonardo Could Read Mona Like a Book

Painted background with collaged body, Mona's face and hands are book pages. The clothing is hand painted gelli plate paper.

24"H x 18"W x 1"D

$500

Memories of Peru

Memories of Peru

The llama is on an overlook at Machu Picchu. The body is collaged with handmade paper. The foreground is textured. Machu Picchu and the mountain are done with acrylic paint.

30"H x 48"W x 1.5"D

$500

Bubbles on the Thames

Bubbles on the Thames

I saw the bubble blower and his wonderful bubbles by the Tate, but wanted an iconic London image. So I painted Tower Bridge and added the bubbles over it.

24"H x 30"W x 1"D

$500

Early Morning at Regents Park—Flowers

Early Morning at Regents Park—Flowers

My daughter got up at 5:30 a.m. to run in Regents Park. One morning I went with her and took pictures. This is one of the views that I painted.

24"H x 19"W

$350

Early Morning in Regents Park—Fountain

Early Morning in Regents Park—Fountain

This was another beautiful scene in Regents Park in early June. The sun was just coming up and the light was wonderful.

24"H x 19"W

$350

Foxglove in the Botanical Garden—Anchorage

Foxglove in the Botanical Garden—Anchorage

This was a lovely view at the Anchorage, Alaska Botanical Garden.

24"H x 20"W x 1"D

$375

Birches in the Botanical Garden— Anchorage

Birches in the Botanical Garden— Anchorage

I painted this acrylic from another photo that I took at the Botanical Garden in Anchorage. Alaska.

24"H x 20"W x 1"D

$375

Chinese Mountain Dragon

Chinese Mountain Dragon

This is a collage created entirely from my painted gelli papers. Each scale is separate.

45"H x 15"W

$250

Vincent’s Mulberry Tree

Vincent’s Mulberry Tree

This is my collaged version of Van Gogh’s mulberry tree. It was created using my gelli plate papers.

12"H x 12"W x 1"D

$125

Monet’s Poppy Field

Monet’s Poppy Field

I have always loved this Monet painting and decided to try and copy it as a collage. My papers are all painted using the gelli plate.

18"H x 24"W

$400

Poppies for Vincent

Poppies for Vincent

I tried to recreate Van Gogh’s poppy field in collage using my gelli paint papers.

18"H x 24"W

$400

Night Watch

Night Watch

The owl is a collage created with gelli paper, painted book pages and handmade paper.

12"H x 12"W

$95

Glorious Morning

Glorious Morning

This kingfisher is enjoying the morning glories. This collage was created using my gelli papers

12"H x 12"W

$95

Spring Song

Spring Song

The robin is sitting on a dogwood branch singing his song. This collage is created with gelli papers, painted book and music pages.

12"H x 12"W