WORK > Black

Cutting Heads
oil on canvas
42"x40"
2014
An Apple A Day
oil on canvas
18"x14"
2015
Wounded Pigeon
oil on canvas
20" x 48"
2014
Turn
oil on canvas
18"x24"
2015
You Must Not Forget Anything
oil on canvas
39" x 24"
2014
Shelter
oil on canvas
30" x 30"
2014
Blind
oil on canvas
32"x22"
2014
Beneath the Bare Light Bulb
oil on canvas
53"x100"
2014
Milk Drinker's Blues
Oil on Canvas
Diptych 18"x17" & 19"x17"
2013
Black and Gold
oil on canvas
23.5" x 23.5"
2013
Conformation
Oil on Canvas
18" x 19"
2013
Brain Damage
oi on canvas
16" x 16"
2013
Seeing Things
Oil on Canvas
17" x 16"
2013
Waiting on a Friend
oil on canvas
16" x 16"
2013
Routine
oil on canvas
18" x 14"
2013
Shrine
Oil on canvas
40"x38"
2013
Big Muddy
charcoal on paper
76.5" x 137"
2014
Square
Pencil on Paper
10" x 8"
2013
Circle
Pencil on Paper
10" x 8"
2013
Cone
Pencil on Paper
8" x 10"
2013
Sphere
Pencil on Paper
8" x 10"
2013
Angle
Pencil on Paper
10" x 8"
2014
Miner
Pencil on Paper
10" x 8"
2013
Boxed
Pencil on Paper
10" x 8"
2013
The Head
Pencil on Paper
10" x 8"
2013
Capsule
Pencil on Paper
8" x 10"
2013
Hole
Pencil on Paper
10" x 8"
2013
Hole 2
Pencil on Paper
10" x 8"
2013
The Machine
Pencil on Paper
10" x 8"
2013
Pious
Pencil on Paper
8" x 10"
2013
Trickle Down
Pencil on Paper
8" x 10"
2013
Enlightenment
Pencil on Paper
2013
Sleepy Buffering
Pencil on Paper
8" x 10"
2013

This series of drawings and paintings finds my protagonists in destitute environments, “Where black is the color, and none is the number” (Dylan). The pressure to survive, to provide, to perform, to succeed, and to protect is closing in on them. The businessman, the proletariat, the artist, losers and winners, insomniacs and maniacs, pacifists and militants are all fitted, manipulated, and forced into conformation. It’s black in there, time is running out, and it’s too hard to sleep.