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THE DRAWING ROOM:
ALL-PURPOSE DRAWINGS, COLLAGE and ETCHINGS 
2014 - c. 1960

2013:
As the frequency of my work in drawing has increased, especially with the 2007-2013 TATTOO DETOUR series from Honolulu (not to mention from other travel), I've found myself working on drawings in the studio regularly, as well as within the scope of my "regular" paintings. The collection on this page brings together a variety of approaches, from new ink drawings and re-thought older ones, to new collage and collage incorporating watercolors and drawings of mine from the 1970's when I first started painting in high school. These latter collage elements range from comic book and boys' advencture book illustrations, to my own ink drawings, the recontextualizations of which have been surprising and exciting, especially considering their original traditional landscape impetus. Going even further back, I've included a number of drawings, all pencil on paper, done when I was somewhere between 5 and 8 years old, around the early 1960's. Some of these drawings have been "re-drawn" using oil paint in the current 2012-2013 paintings, while others appear as actual collage elements in the BACK OF THE YARD series. It's been extraordinary indeed to have so many of my childhood and high school (and college) works at my fingertips so many years later-- food not only for thought but for new works that can look to the past and sense, perhaps, some arc, some poetry, some life as we actually live it.

 

UNTITLED, 1990's
Ink and collage on paper
16" x 12"

PAGE 179, ARTFORUM 2013, 2013
ink on magazine page, 10.5" x 10.5"
(Entry for Group Exhibition, Brennan & Griffin, NYC)

 

UNTITLED, 2013
1970's lithograph with unique collage element
14" x 18"

MY FLIGHT TO LAGUARDIA, 2014
Ink on paper, 9" x 12"

 

HOME 4 THE HOLIDAYS, 2013
ink on paper
11" x 14"

 

UNTITLED, 2013
1970's ink drawing with collage element (book illustration)
11" x 14"

UNTITLED, 2013
1970's watercolor with collage element (comic book)
11" x 14"

 

WALKING AROUND NEW YORK, 2014
ink on paper, 9" x 12"

 

UNTITLED, 2013
1970's watercolor with collage element (book illustration)
11" x 14"

 

UNTITLED, 2013
ink on paper
11" x 14"

 

UNTITLED, 2013
1970's pencil drawing on paper with collage element
12" x 17"

UNTITLED, 2014
ink on paper
9" x 12"

 

UNTITLED, 2013
ink on paper with collage element (book illustration)
11" x 14"

  

UNTITLED, 2013
ink on cardboard box cover and paper
11" x 14"

 

UNTITLED, 2013
ink on paper with collage element
11" x 14"

 

JULY 7, 1973, 2013
1970's watercolor with collage element (book illustration)
11" x 14"

UNTITLED
ink on paper
11" x 14"

UNTITLED, 2013
1970's watercolor with collage element (book illustration)
11" x 14"

UNTITLED, 2013
ink on paper
11" x 14"

 

UNTITLED
ink and colored pencil on paper
11" x 14"

 

UNTITLED, 2013
1970's watercolor with collage element (book illustration)
11" x 14"

LEST WE FORGET
2012, ink on paper
11" x 14"

 

UNTITLED
ink on paper
11" x 14"

SOLD

 

WE CHANGE OUR HEADS
ink on paper
11" x 14"

SOLD

 

 

UNTITLED, 2013
1970's graphite drawing on paper with collage element
11" x 14"

 

 

C. 1960 CHILDHOOD DRAWING (KEEP OUT)
pencil on paper
8.5" x 11"

 

 

C. 1960 CHILDHOOD DRAWING (TRAIN SIGNAL)
pencil on paper
8.5" x 11"


C. 1960 CHILDHOOD DRAWING
pencil on paper
8.5" x 11"


C. 1960 CHILDHOOD DRAWING (USS MARLIEN)
pencil on paper
8.5" x 11"

 

C. 1960 CHILDHOOD DRAWING
pencil on paper
8.5" x 11"

 

C. 1960 CHILDHOOD DRAWING (HOUSE FOR SALE)
pencil on paper
8.5" x 11"

 

C. 1960 CHILDHOOD DRAWING
pencil on paper
8.5" x 11"

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UNTITLED
ink on paper
11" x 14"

 



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