• Ripple Mark I
    • encaustic on panel
    • 30" x 30"
    • SOLD
    • Ripple Mark II
    • encaustic on panel
    • 30" x 30"
    • SOLD
    • Outliner
    • encaustic on panel
    • 36" x 36"
    • Black Magnet
    • encaustic on panel
    • 36" x 36"
    • Fracture
    • encaustic on panel
    • 36" x 48"
    • SOLD
    • Blue Ripple
    • encaustic on panel
    • 40" x 48"
    • SOLD
    • Slickenside 1
    • encaustic on panel
    • 24" x 24"
    • Slickensilde 2
    • encaustic on panel
    • 24" x 24"

Artist Statement

My paintings are containers of time. The tiers of color viewed through layers of patterns, reveal traces of previous stages compressed like a double-exposure photograph.
I respect the process of discovery and beauty of materials as my work continues to parallel my life.

Selected Exhibitions

2015

Pattern | Geometric – Organic, Space Gallery, Denver, CO

On the Brink, Ellsworth Gallery, Santa Fe, NM

Attention: Intention, Old View National Bank, Marshall, VA

Visual Arts Center, Richmond, VA

Nature as Muse, Steamboat Springs Art Council, Steamboat Springs, CO

 

2014

3rd Annual Miniature Show, Flux Gallery, Ashland, VA

Summer Selections, Cumberland Gallery, Nashville, TN

Swept Away: Translucence, Transparence, Transcendence in Contemporary Encaustic, Traveling Group Exhibition, Hunterdon Art Museum, Clinton, NJ

Visual Arts Center, Richmond, VA

Subliminal, The Castle Hill Gallery, Truro, MA, Juror: Dan Addington

Metro Show, Kathryn Markel Fine Arts, NYC

H.Scott November Gallery, Westminster Canterbery, RIchmond, VA

 

2013

Seven, Castle Hill Gallery, Truto, MA, Juror: Shawn Hill

Schoolhouse Gallery, Provincetown, MA

Visual Arts Center, Richmond, VA

Swept Away: Translucence, Transparence, Transcendence in Contemporary Encaustic, Traveling Group Exhibition, Cape Cod Museum of Art, Dennis, MA, Curator: Michael Giaquinto

The Elephant in the Room, Laconia Gallery, Boston, MA, Curators: Linda Cordner and James Hull

 

2012

Winter Solstice, Selby Fleetwood Gallery, Santa Fe, NM

Capital One, Richmond, VA

Rawls Museum Arts, Courtland, VA, Juror: Marcy Rosenblat

The Schoolhouse Gallery, Provincetown, MA

Visual Arts Center, Richmond, VA

New Waves, Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art, Virginia Beach, VA

Slant wall Gallery, The Cultural Arts Center, Glen Allen, VA

Painting: Color Dominates, Evans Encaustics, Sonoma, CA (online)

Art and Music, Nancy Natale, E. Hampton, MA (online)

Gallery Flux, Ashland, VA

 

2011

Wax Poetic, Nicolsberg Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

Melted, Petersburg Area Art League, Petersberg, VA

Surface Attraction, Rice/Polak Gallery, Provincetown, MA

Visual Arts Center, Richmond, VA

Playing with Fire, Tubac Center for the Arts, Tubac, AZ

Beeswax, Science Museum of Virginia, Richmond, VA, Curator: Frank Heller (solo)

 

2010

Eleventh Annual 5 by 7 Show, Kleinert/James Art Center, Woodstock, NY

Small Wonder, 1708 Gallery, Richmond, VA

Art San Diego, Brenda Taylor Gallery, San Diego, CA

Beeswax, Science Museum of Virginia, Richmond, VA, Curator: Frank Heller (solo)

Visual Arts Center, Richmond, VA

Ripple Effect, MCV, Richmond, VA, Curator: P.Muzi Branch (solo)

Vast Gallery, Washington, DC (two person)

Best Foot Forward, Montserrat College of Art, Beverly, MA

Home is Where the Art Is, 1708 Gallery, Richmond, VA

 

2009

Small Wonder, 1708 Gallery, Richmond, VA

Visual Arts Center traveling to Capital One Gallery, Richmond, VA

bookart@artspace, Invitational, Richmond, VA

Tenth Annual 5 by 7 Show, Kleinert/James Art Center, Woodstock, NY

Reconstructing Time, Yavapai College, Prescott, AZ

Kirkland Art Center, Clinton, NY (two person)

Spring Forward, Artizen Fine Arts, Dallas, TX

GeoMetrics II, Gallery onetwentyeight, New York, NY

Bruce Gallery, Edinboro University of Pennsylvania, Edinboro, PA (solo)

NYU 32nd small works, 80 Washington Square East, NYC, NY