Shadow on Concrete Wall

The gallery

Uploads of my current available pieces. Sift through and enjoy. 

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Berry well

2019, Sharpie and ballpoint on paper
20x25cm
$180, framed

I'm always inspired by the ballpoint-pen-effect's appeal to life itself, in that to create depth and meaning one must commit to tediously repetitious strokes. Life's work is never complete, as shows the "unfinished" look of the composition.

We've lost the snot

2020, watercolor and colored pencil on paper

A4

$170, framed

Oh, COVID, you eclipsing, deceitful little snot. 

Hashtag "carbon neutral", "water positive", and "net zero"

Where's the negative?

The  Venetian dolphins have returned to the canals

6,000 fewer European children have developed asthma

Everest shines clearly once more

And if all fails, at least we've got space (x)

Blah blah blah, 2020, blah blah blah

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Tension

2020, acrylic on paper
A4
$180, framed

On fire, with a knife. 

sold

Sweet Alyssum

2021, mixed media on paper
A4
$180, framed

Lobularia maritima (Sweet Alyssum) grows by the sea in New South Wales and has a mustardy flavor both subtly peppery and sweet. Alyssum coming from the Greek "alysson" meaning 'without madness'. 

As a chef, I've found this little garnish is a favorite on sweet and savoury dishes alike.

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Repotted

2021, acrylic and pencil on paper
A4
$180, framed

Growth requires rooting deep and outgrowing pots.

Provençal  

2020, watercolor and pencil on paper
A4
$160, framed

Inspired by my summertime dining experiences while road tripping across the  southern French countryside. I think of the vividly colored lemons, tomatoes, and lavender softly etched onto quilted placemats and napkins. So goddamn dreamy.

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Rock bottom morels

2018, pencil on paper
A4
$150, framed

Or was that morel less rock bottom?

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No smocking gun...

2019, pencil and Sharpie on paper
A4
$160, framed

No collusion.

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sold

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sold

Porco dio

2017, coffee* and Sharpie on paper
20x25cm
$140, framed

“Black as the devil, hot as hell, pure as an angel, sweet as love.”

-Charles Maurice de Talleyrand-Périgord 

My ode to the precise art of making the little cup of brewed goodness (and perhaps the rather discerning ways of little Goldilocks):

Under, you're salty,

Watery, and acidic

Over, you're dull,

like sandpaper,

and bitter

Just right? Hmm.

That's the only kind of right

*medium dark roast espresso shot