Contradictions of Attention

Winter storm Remus provided spectacular documentation of the approaching weather system, but didn’t amount to sufficient accumulation to cover the pile in snow. So, the wait for the next storm begins. To dismantle the instruments would mean starting over, so [...]

2016-01-06T17:19:44-07:00December 30th, 2015|Blog|0 Comments

Christmas Visitor

Day 4: Christmas. Several inches of snow accumulated on the back side of the pile of instruments overnight, but blew off the front side in 60 mph wind gusts. A Mexican Gray Wolf visited the meadow this morning; we watched [...]

2016-01-06T17:18:57-07:00December 25th, 2015|Blog|0 Comments

Ashes to Ashes

  Ashes to Ashes drawings in-progress Ashes to Ashes is a series of drawings depicting recent Arizona wildfires, rendered with charcoal samples personally collected from each fire site. The collection represents fourteen significant wildfires from 1990 to the present, using archived [...]

2015-04-12T07:14:18-07:00April 11th, 2015|Blog|0 Comments

Fires of Change – Collected Charcoal

  Charcoal collected from thirteen significant wildfire sites in Arizona, for the Fires of Change project.  From top left: Range (2012), Roosevelt (2007), Outlet (2000), Shultz (2010), Warm (2006), Yarnell Hill (2013), Rodeo/Chediski (2002), Aspen (Walhalla: 2009), Doce (2013), Wallow [...]

2015-01-05T19:21:26-07:00January 5th, 2015|Blog|0 Comments

Slide Fire

Gathering charcoal from the site of the 2014 Slide Fire in Oak Creek Canyon south of Flagstaff, for the Fires of Change project.  I plan to use the charcoal collected from each of twelve significant recent Arizona wildfires to create small-scale drawings [...]

2014-10-10T13:05:11-07:00October 10th, 2014|Blog|0 Comments

Fires of Change

I had the opportunity to spend a week recently with an extraordinary group of artists and fire scientists with the Fires of Change project in Flagstaff, AZ, at the Coconino Center for the Arts and the North Rim of the Grand [...]

2014-10-07T19:33:37-07:00October 7th, 2014|Blog|0 Comments

New Preparatory Paintings

Study XVII | 2013 | gouache on paper | 6" x 5" Study XIX | 2013 | gouache on paper | 6" x 5" | private collection Study XX | 2013 | gouache on paper | 5.75" x 7" Study [...]

2014-08-14T19:08:06-07:00November 2nd, 2013|Blog|0 Comments