I returned to the more conventional rectangular-shaped canvas when I moved into a small apartment and was unable to produce larger works.
The Ascension was built and painted in one day, during a snowstorm. A consequence of the feverish pace was that the surface of the painting cracked, giving it the appearance that it is very old.
The Somnia series is an exploration of thirteen views of the same basic image, painted in a variety of styles and sizes. Four are presented here.
In 1998, I started stretching canvases behind old wooden printing frames which have become stained with ink of various colors for a rich, organic texture. Madonna and Childand Solitude were the first efforts using these.