Carrots and Sticks
Oil on panel 18″x24″
Oil on panel: 12″ x 12″
Oil on panel: 12″ x 12″
Day of the Dead Retablo for the Nave Museum.
Pet bowls for commission.
Fire ants, porcelain, paper clay and acrylic.
Acrylic on canvas: 11″ x 14″
Velocipede (pron.: /vəˈlɒsəpiːd/; Latin for “fast foot”) is an umbrella term for any human-powered land vehicle with one or more wheels. (wikipedia.org)
Transitional Fossils Gravy Boat
Ginger Beer Bottles
Old stoneware bottles often used for ginger beer. Collectors like the ones with the original advertising glazed in. I like to make my compositions on the blank bottles. There are three in this gallery.
Victoria County Courthouse and Classic Seating- 4 gallons of architecture and chairs.
Porcelain squid lamp with remote control color changing bulb.
Don’t Ask Don’t Tell
Pastiche of slip cast porcelain Christmas decorations: priest candle holders and little Santas.
Images mixed from my personal photo archive, 1983 to present.
2012 retablo donated to the Nave Museum for their annual Dia de los Muertos auction. “Life After Flesh”: Man has long imagined a life after flesh. What remains of our ancestors are bits of information, ...
Fall of Giants
Wall sculpture: Ceramic, wood, pitch fork, barbed wire, nails. 50″ x 12″ x 14″
Tryptic Jug 2
Made for my sister, homage to female nurturing.
A deep watering dish, take your chances and dive in.
Jug O’ Cocktails
Modern mix up of old ingredients.
Kaleidoscopic hand shadows by tallow light.
Venus of Atascosa in Jeans
Large ceramic sculpture in five pieces.
Scientific images contemporary to the found jug and more modern top and bottom borders of the DNA molecule and my own digitized voice waveform.
Blue Goose Redux
Counter-kitsch: I find a blue goose, duck or any farm animal with ribbon around it’s neck and I want to “rework” it. My first stoneware jug, “A Horse Distilled”, had a blue heart and a ...
Nudes Descending a Staircase
A Composite Collage of 19th century photographic motion studies fired onto an antique Jug. The images are by Eadweard Muybridge (1830- 1904). His study of a nude female descending stairs (1885) inspired Marcel Duchamp’s (1887-1968) ...
A Horse Distilled
My first found jug composition. Vintage deconstruction of a horse with classical elements.
Surreal childhood memories, my little sister and me.
2011 retablo donated to the Nave Museum for their annual Dia de los Muertos auction. “Devotion to the Integrity of Science Education”.
Commentary on history repeating itself and modern robber barons. Hand built stoneware eagle with Cherokee war paint, contemporary and historic imagery.
Facets of Venus
Concrete, steel and Raku ceramic. Each facet QR code can be scanned with a smart phone and will bring up an image of an ancient, classical or modern female form.
Digital Wind Chime
Scan the wind-catcher with a smart phone to play the sound of the wind chime.
Living on the Edge
Lake Livingston. This tree was soon removed and a bulkhead was put in so a house could be built.
Tryptic Jug 1
Hand built and thrown stoneware with image transfer and hand painted under-glazes.
Items collected by my nephew at Lake Livingston.