FERTILE SOIL SERIES-2D

In viewing nature as an integral part of human existence, I see manifest the vital power of the seed as universal energy, the weed as life-force, the herb as medicine, the vine as cyclical time and creative force.

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Homage to Native Corn

graphite, colored pencil, red-dyed corn, thread

H. 23″  W. 30″  D. 2.5″

$4500 – framed


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Mud Covered Corn

mud-covered corn, string, graphite, arches paper

H. 22"  W. 30"


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Tools For Eating

dried grass clipping, graphite, paper

H. 22"  W. 30"


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The Square

graphite, thread, Arches archival paper, hay

H. 14"  W. 49"  D. 2"

NFS


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Thorn Branch

wood, Arches archival paper, graphite, branch with thorns

H. 14"  W. 49"  D. 2"

NFS


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Thorn Branch, detail

wood, Arches archival paper, graphite, branch with thorns

NFS


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Sow Corn Seed 4 Inches Apart, Thin to 6 Inches, Harvest When Silk Are Brown and Moist

graphite, vellum, corn seed, garden box, soil, light, water

H. 84"  W. 42"  D. 8"

$6500


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Sow Corn Seed 4 Inches Apart, Thin to 6 Inches, Harvest When Silk Are Brown and Moist  (four weeks after planting)

graphite, vellum, corn seed, garden box, soil, light, water

H. 84"  W. 42"  D. 8"

$6500


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Invitation to Planting

acrylic on canvas, plastic buckets, acorns, compost, hand spade

H. 72"  W. 42"  D. 18"

$6500


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Giant Gourd

Arches archival paper, graphite, charcoal

H. 30"  W. 22"

$3900 -framed


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Beak

charcoal on Arches archival paper

H. 30"  W. 23"

$2500 - unframed


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Infinite Fragment III

Arches archival paper, branches, thread

H. 31"  W. 22.25"  D. .25"

$3900 - framed


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Sow Blackeye Peas

drawing on vellum, wood, grow light, seeds in soil, container

H. 21"  W. 11"  D. 3.5"

$


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Sow Peanuts

drawing on vellum, wood, grow light, seeds in soil, container

H. 21"  W. 11"  D. 3.5"

$


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Sow Potatoes

drawing on vellum, wood, grow light, seeds in soil, container

H. 21"  W. 11"  D. 3.5"

$


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Salem Milk

Arches archival paper, burnt hay

H. 22.25"  W. 30"  D. .75"

$


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NATO Night

acrylic on canvas

H. 22"  W. 30"

$6300

During the NATO bombing of Yugoslavia, friends there told us of the loud
reverberating terror of night bombing. In the curved bottom section of the
drawing are dried rose petals in memory of those who died. Yugoslavia was
the only socialist that stood up to Joseph Stalin, but it was a successful
model of socialism nonetheless.