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Hand-signed, limited edition Giclees on Rives BFK paper with certificate of authenticity. $1,000

Venus of the Planets

Venus of the Planets

limited edition giclee, 1/100, on Rives BFK paper, 30 x 22 inches

Decades ago at 2:30 a.m. on a back street in La Jolla, I was arrested driving my mom’s ’68 Firebird 400 convertible. I had our tiny mutts Nikki and Dinky as passengers. I was 12 years old. The feeling of driving was incredibly delicious. Riding home in the back of the cop car, I asked the two burly policemen what I did wrong. I obviously didn’t want to make that mistake again. They looked at each other, not sure they should educate me on the rules of the road. It turned out I was driving with the high beams on. After some prodding, they kindly explained what and how they worked.

My feeling for art is a lot like that adventure–it is hot, daring, and a beautiful experience. Read more ...

Idylliwld Icarus

Idyllwild Icarus

limited edition giclee, 1/100, on Rives BFK paper, 28 x 22 inches

As a young boy, Icarus had dreams that started with flying inside his bedroom, looking down at the two beds and windows. As he got older the flying expanded beyond his walls to far away countries and beautiful places. He learned from the best flyers how they used light and air currents. He became intoxicated with his capacity for flight. Read more ...

Venus

Venus

limited edition giclee, 1/100, on Rives BFK paper, 32 x 18 inches

Venus was the most beautiful baby born, but she was cursed in two ways: First, no one knew who her father was, her mother deftly convincing the village that the father was Zeus. The second curse was that she was indeed beautiful. She drew looks of appraisal and sometimes envy from everyone she passed. But she felt tremendous shame because she thought they were staring at her because of her illegitimacy. Read more ...

Puccini

Puccini

limited edition giclee, 12/100, on Rives BFK paper, 22 x 26 inches

... I was to discover the Puccini universe. Synesthetically, I was hearing in his operas the world I wanted to paint with amazing color harmonies, human passion, structure, reaching for the high notes, momentum, and authenticity. Meanwhile, in the art world, postmodern art was driving towards its suicide, dragging the rest of contemporary American culture down with it; mind-numbing installations, moronic gesture paintings, and its fixation on potty art. Puccini was/is my greatest art friend and postmodern antidote, inspiring me to do better, to constantly reinvent, to feel more, and to use love and life as the standard for my art. Read more ... 

Pursuit

limited edition giclee, 16/100, on Rives BFK paper, 30 x 22 inches

I had already been studying fine art for 3 years in Los Angeles, and 3 years in Holland, and I was ready to move beyond art school. My first impulses are always to go big, so I decided to move to New York, "If you make it there you can make it anywhere." The painful part of the decision to leave Holland was that I would be leaving my dearly and passionately loved partner. But leave I did, "Onward and upward!" Read more ...

Denouement

limited edition giclee, 24/100, on Rives BFK paper, 22 x 32 inches

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Synergy

Synergy
limited edition giclee, 5/100, on Rives BFK paper, 28 x 22 inches

Laying down in a closed, dark, tiled space, too young to understand, too inexperienced to sort through feelings, and in too much pain to be aware of the world around him, the ten year old had no choice but to examine everything--or face oblivion. Deep inside him surfaced a feeling of goodness. That feeling would ultimately anchor him to life and earth. Read more ... 

Ascension Day

Ascension Day

limited edition giclee, 7/100, on Rives BFK paper, 28 x 22 inches

It can be scary to let go. To walk up to the edge, breathe deep, pivot towards the sun, and just surrender. Meanwhile it seems everyone and their mother is holding you back with invisible threads just as the Lilliputians tied down Gulliver to prevent him from moving, much less continuing his journey. Read more ...

Absorption

limited edition giclee, 8/100, on Rives BFK paper, 28 x 22 inches

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Venus

limited edition giclee, 7/100, on Rives BFK paper, 22 x 22 inches

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Icarus Landing

limited edition giclee, 29/100, on Rives BFK paper, 34 x 22 inches

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