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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...

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“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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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“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...

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