Tuesday, July 13, 2010

Blue-eyed Mary

Blue-eyed Mary. oil on canvas. 5'x4'

The inspiration and subject for this piece was a doll owned by an elderly neighbor of mine. The doll is so striking if you were to see it in person....no higher than 3 inches, it is aged and dirty, ceramic and fragile...all of these aesthetic qualities form a tension that provoke questions or conversation about her. The painting may elicit your own personal memories from childhood, which often is a guiding interest and hopeful outcome when I create work.
I hope you like it,



  1. google reader notified me of this new post. thanks for showing me google reader. i've already seen this painting. it's in the bedroom. it's good. the end.