LUMENS 1998-2003

Opaque yet translucent, unbounded and restrained, fluid and frozen, her work has been described by essayist and critic Arden Reed as being constructed out of dichotomies: “Surface/depth, randomness/design, flesh/word, motion/stillness. Her paintings both enliven and compose us." (Click on painting for larger image.)

Reclaiming Territory XVI

Reclaiming Territory XVI

encaustic and mineral pigments on birch panel, 52 x 46 inches, 2000 private collection Santa Fe

The Texture of Awareness

The Texture of Awareness

encaustic and mineral pigments on birch panel, 67 x 59 inches, collection of the Ritz Carlton

Birthmark I

Birthmark I

encaustic and mineral pigments on birch panel, 67 by 59 inches, private collection Germany

Dissected Desire

Dissected Desire

encaustic and mineral pigments on birch panel, 78 x 69 inches, collection of Paul Allen, Seattle

First Breath

First Breath

encaustic and mineral pigments on birch panel, 78 x 69 inches, private collection Sioux City

Absorbtion of the Feminine

Absorbtion of the Feminine

encaustic and mineral pigments on birch panel, 78 x 69 inches

Inside/Outside

Inside/Outside

encaustic and mineral pigments on birch panel, 78 x 69 inches, collection of the Boise Art Museum

Lumens XXX

Lumens XXX

encaustic and mineral pigments on birch panel, 53 x 78 inches, private collection Scottsdale

Lumens XXXII

Lumens XXXII

encaustic and mineral pigments on birch panel, private collection NYC

Lumens XXIX

Lumens XXIX

encaustic and mineral pigments on birch panel, 60 x 54 inches, private collection NYC

Lumens XXVIII

Lumens XXVIII

encaustic and mineral pigments on birch panel, 40 x 37 inches

Reclaiming Territory II

Reclaiming Territory II

encaustic and mineral pigments on birch panel, 69 x 57 inches

Reclaiming Territory VII

Reclaiming Territory VII

encaustic and mineral pigments on birch panel, 26 x 23 inches

Lumens

Lumens

encaustic and mineral pigments on birch panel, 54x 73 inches, commissioned by the Ritz Carlton Palm Beach

The Missing One

The Missing One

encaustic and mineral pigments on birch panel, 78 x 69 inches, collection of Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art

Traces

Traces

encaustic and mineral pigments on birch panel, 40 x 37 inches, private collection