Past Works 2000-2009

On Portraiture: In our kitchen, on the refrigerator there is a small picture of a woman's likeness carved in stone. A portrait. It dates back to ancient Rome, Pompei, circa first century A.D. I see it every morning and wonder "Who was this woman? What was she like? She must have eaten and slept and loved like any of us." I think the thing that I love most about portraiture is the haunting connection between the past and the future and the entanglement of the artist, the subject and the viewer. One hopes that when a viewer engages that static art object, something about the subject becons "See me, know me, I am like you, we are connected." 

"Portrait of Guia Avesani"

"Portrait of Guia Avesani"

48"x36" oil on canvas

"Portrait of Pope John Paul I"

"Portrait of Pope John Paul I"

48"x36" oil on canvas

"Portrait of Stacy Lande"

"Portrait of Stacy Lande"

60"x36" oil on canvas

"Portrait of Oscar Wilde"

"Portrait of Oscar Wilde"

48"x24" oil on canvas

"Portrait of Bryan Walsingham"

"Portrait of Bryan Walsingham"

36"x36" oil on canvas

"Portrait of Maria Callas"

"Portrait of Maria Callas"

48"x36" oil on canvas

"Portrait of Michael Parker"

"Portrait of Michael Parker"

48"x36" oil on canvas

"Portrait of Christine Karas"

"Portrait of Christine Karas"

60"x40" oil on canvas

"Self Portrait"

"Self Portrait"

48"x36" oil on canvas