Manifest Destiny

Manifest Destiny is one of the paintings in my current show. It continues the theme of looking at our relationship with and connection to nature. Manifest destiny was a 19th century belief in the destiny of settlers to expand westward across the United States, and remake the land and culture. It served to justify, as a moral imperative, both the expansion […]

Advancing to Red

This year, for the first time, we got about 2 dozen pomegranates off our tree. Pretty amazing for a tree we thought was dead after a severe freeze a few years back. So it was time for a pomegranate study along with some Fuji apples from another tree in our yard. Just playing around with perception […]