Examining the cognitive bias of reference dependence and expectations. Occasionally described as gestural abstract or provisional art, current work utilizes the base canvas as an integral part of the finished work. See installation photos in About.
Small Studies, Blue
07-27-2023, acrylic on canvas, 12x12x1.5
From left to right: "Vertical Lines, Kansas", "Analog" and "More Cowbell, Groover".
Vertical Lines, Kansas envisions rows of corn in sunlight.
Analog contrasts with the digital world created within the Maker Space at Groover.
More Cowbell, Groover envelopes visitors with open arms.
08-26-2023, acrylic on canvas, 48x72x1.5
Vertical Lines - Deeper
03-26-2023, acrylic on canvas, 48x72x1.5
Speaking a Different Language - The Blue Painting
02-28-2023, acrylic on canvas, 48x72x1.5
Speaking a Different Language
11-02-2022, acrylic on canvas, 48x72x1.5
Vertical Lines - Plasma
03-04-2023, acrylic on canvas, 48x72x1.5
11-19-2022, acrylic on canvas, 48x72x1.5
More Cowbell - Exuberance
03-07-2023, acrylic on canvas, 48x72x1.5
10-15-2022, acrylic on canvas, 48x72x1.5
Suggestive of three strata forming the top (sky and trees), middle (top soil) and bottom (roots). Left to fill in the details, provisional art creates its own form of cognitive bias in the viewer.
12-10-2022, mixed media, 48x60x1.5
mon amie, 3 Panels
Expansion on dynamic versus static exploration theme, this work begins a new series exploring ways of framing. It has a hint of three panels - created through paint texture and mixing of colors on the canvas.
8-13-2022, acrylic on canvas, 36x48x1.5
06-13-2022, acrylic on canvas, 48x60x1.5