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Eternal Return

Eternal Return

In early summer Carmina and I went camping in Torrent de Colobrers, near Sabadell. Our plan was to take the tent and some gear and food for a picnic and just go to nature and get away from the city for awhile. I brought my easle along and did some plein air painting...

Let It Out and Let It In

Let It Out and Let It In

Sitting here with my morning coffee and reflecting, it occurs to me what was a momentous day yesterday was for two reasons. Firstly because I let go of a painting called "The Visitor (Woman with a Bird) which had been hanging on the same wall for more than 10 years....

Simple Gifts

Simple Gifts

It´s an early Sunday morning in late April here in Barcelona. The day is just beginning to blossom. There are still one or two stars visible in the azure colored sky. One of these starts is Jupiter. And curiously, the color azure is said to represent Jupiter. Azure is...

Barcelona, Inside Out

Barcelona, Inside Out

  The paintings in this exhibition are a love letter to Barcelona. The selection is a summer series, created during the late spring and summer of this year, up until the end of September. This exhibition will be on view from 4 October until 3 December, 2018 at...

“El Balcón” (A Balcony in Barcelona)

“El Balcón” (A Balcony in Barcelona)

    One summer morning here in Barcelona, nearly 10 years ago now, I was seated at my easel painting when suddenly I heard a woman singing a “copla” or Spanish ballad. Her voice was passionate, sonorous, and at the same time tender, wistful. I stopped what I...

El Sueño (The Dream)

El Sueño (The Dream)

      The setting for this painting is the Mediterranean. It is a nocturnal scene and was inspired by places I have visited and know in the north along the coast, especially near the border where Spain meets France. In my art as in my life, I try to...

The Star of Venus (The Wanderer) Woodcut

The Star of Venus (The Wanderer) Woodcut

    "Inanna’s Descent" is an ancient Sumerian myth. According to the story,  Inanna embarkes upon a voyage to the underworld to visit her sister, Ereshkigal. This is a shamanic journey, a voyage inward to recover lost or supressed parts of ourselves in order...

On a Winter’s Night

On a Winter’s Night

    This woodcut was inspired by the winter holidays, the season of light.  The winter solstice, like the summer solstice, involves fire. However, the winter solstice is a more intimate time which lends itself better to indoor, domestic celebrations.  A...

“Studio with Rocking Chair”, A Woodcut

“Studio with Rocking Chair”, A Woodcut

      This woodcut depicts my studio where I live in Barcelona, Spain. This is a place where I spend a lot of time working, making things, thinking, daydreaming. The output of my production has been mainly painting and drawing, so printmaking is...

The Sparrow’s Song

The Sparrow’s Song

In Greek Mythology, the sparrow is  a sacred bird to Aphrodite and symbolizes true love and a spiritual connection.  For the past couple of years now I have found myself traveling down a spiritual path,  seeking and finding such a connection. This all started as  the...

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