Bandit the Papillon
Eight Dogs and One Queen Cat
36x36 on wood. Commissioned piece for the Alameda County Hall of Justice. 2019. Collage with vintage book pages and wallpapers, India ink and oil based inks.
Tigress in a Tiara
9x12 inches, India ink and collage on paper. Hand carved rubber stamps printed in background. The white tiger is my symbol of strength and endurance. She is part of series of alliterative animals inn human garb,.
Eleven French Bulldogs and One Black Lab
The 11 bulldogs and 1 lab are rendered in India ink, watercolor, Caran D'ache wax pastels onto collage material collected from my time abroad in Spain, France, Greece, Japan and Morocco. SIZE 22w x 30h.
Dogs I Met
Collage elements are from discarded books, newspapers and other paper sources that i gathered while traveling in places such as Spain, France, Istanbul, Greece, Japan and Oakland, California, etc... Dogs are all friends or acquaintances that i've met. Dog images were created in India Ink with Caran D'ache wax pastel and watercolor. Hand cut rubber stamps were created and printed with oil base ink. Dog names are included in some pieces. SIZE; 22X23
Collage elements in this piece include a Greek math book found in Athens, a vintage manuscript handbook in Castellano and a vocabulary text book in Valenciano found in Valencia, Spain, and various page scraps from classic American novels gathered from the leftovers of a Pixar project in Emeryville, CA. Dog images were created in India ink, Caran D'ache wax pastel and watercolor. All dogs are friends or aquaintances of the artist and dog names are included in the artwork. Besos.
Frenchie With Red
Little Frenchie is rendered in India Ink and Caran D'ache Wax Pastels. Background collage elements are from discarded vintage books from Japan, a newspaper from Spain and old American books leftover froma Pixar project. 7w x 11h
Margo from All About Eve
India ink and original hand carved rubber stamps on collage. Background collage elements include vintage sheet music, dress makers patterns from Spain, vintage book pages.