L.A., Lawns, and Lies

Califia Series

2018, 2019

California was named after a mythical goddess, named Califia.

The female figure unravels the numerous layers of culture that continue to accumulate in California.

L.A., Lawns, and Lies

L.A., Lawns, and Lies

48x48”, Oil on Canvas

Greetings from California

Greetings from California

40x40”, Oil and Cold Wax on Canvas

Woman at the Beach

Woman at the Beach

48x48”, Oil and Cold Wax

Eye Witnesses Can Be Wrong

Eye Witnesses Can Be Wrong

20x24”, Oval, Oil on Panel

Ynez and Barbara: The Chains That Bind

Ynez and Barbara: The Chains That Bind

24x36 Oil on Panel

The Santa Ynez River and Santa Barbara region have a complex water relationship.

Ynez Wringing Her Hair

Ynez Wringing Her Hair

Oil on panel, 20x24” SOLD

The River’s Journey Project also influenced this body of work. Here, the figure embodies California’s complicated relationship to water.

 The Last Straw as Juncal Dam

The Last Straw as Juncal Dam

Gouache, 7x5” SOLD

The Last Straw as Gibraltor Dam

The Last Straw as Gibraltor Dam

Gouache, 7x5”

 This Is the Last Straw

This Is the Last Straw

7x8” Gouache

Surf Beach, Lompoc CA

Surf Beach, Lompoc CA

Oil and Cold Wax on Canvas, 18x24”