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These paintings are on a variety of subjects, none of which fits easily into previous categories. Some are completely abstract while others were created in response to specific stimuli.
Thinking of Paul Klee was created after reading about the life and work of the German-Swiss artist Paul Klee and his playful use of symbolic imagery referencing mythology, poetry and dreams. When I saw a photograph of white paper birches, I immediately imagined that one of Klee’s fanciful animals might be hidden there.
Thicket was created after observing a small tree at a local park that was bent over with the burden of a robust vine. The branches of each were so tightly intertwined that it was difficult to distinguish one from the other. Thus, Thicket came to be.