"Life's 405" 30 x 40 acrylic on canvas. Just as the 405 that winds through Los Angeles has stop and go and bumps along the road, so does life. The commuters are looking for that golden pathway that will take them home. How many people search for a golden road to happiness?
"Canyon" is a 20 x 20 acrylic on canvas. To the artist is appears to be a canyon similar to Canyon de Chelly. "Canyon" is a Finalist in an international abstract competition with a theme of "Red."
"Spa Day" is a 20 x 20 acrylic. The artist sees the female form at the spa taking all that has to be offered, perhaps in a somewhat confusing manner as she enhance her beauty.
"Lots and Plats" (top) and "Metes and Bounds" bottom are two paintings, a diptych, where the artist saw the continued expansion into the Arizona desert fo residential homes and commercial buildings.
"Surfs Up" is a 10 x 10 of the waves splashing against a vacation beach. This painting has been selected for the Top Shelf Small Works show. Please visit the Exhibits Page for more information.
"Rain in the City" is a 24 x 36 acrylic on canvas. To the artist she saw the rain and its beauty as it splashed on the pavement and created reflections. She captured the falling rain's shimmer against the tall building.
"Port of Los Angeles" is the view encompassing the Vincent Thomas Bridge spanning across the waterway between the port and San Pedro. Bright sun illuminates the bridge and the shipping containers below creating a mixture of man's intrusions against a bright sea sky. Port is 30 x 48 and is acrylic on canvas.
"Sunrise" is a 30 x 48 acrylic on canvas using metallic to emphasize the rising sun against a stormy sky. The saying "Red Sky in Morn', Sailors Take Warn' " comes to the artist mind as she images the work to infusing the canvas the beauty of a warning sky.
"Night Falls" is a 24 x 36 acrylic that the artist saw as the dripping change in color as the night enveloped the day and turned the sunset into darkness.
"Seagull Beach View" is a 24 x 24 mixed-media using acrylic and moulding paste, glosses and small wooden objects all on canvas. The sun bathers and surfers are tiny raised stick figures that are catching the sun and waves.
"Desert Prairie" is a 20 x 20 acrylic impasto with a bold roughness that depicts the red burning desert floor and mesa caught in the heat of the summer sun.
"Garden Too" is a 36 x 24 acrylic on canvas which received an Honourable Mention in an internal flower contest in January 2020. As an impressionist painting, it was still considered among with realism that received the top four awards. The color of purples, reds, greens and yellow are not often found in paintings of this subject or genre.