CALYPTRA SERIES

( 2 0 1 7 - 18 )

Plants are sexy. Don’t believe me? This series is all about sporohyte shapes. A “calyptra” is an enlarged archegonia venter that is integral so that plants can get it on. Bow chicka wow wow!

Titles: top left “Dulcet” 30”x40” / top right “Merchant of My Heart” 36”x36” AGGV / middle left “Filigree II” 24”x24” / middle right “Filigree I” 24”x24” / lower left “Calyptra II” 24”x24” / lower right “Calyptra I” 24”x24”

Left: “Aesthete” 48x36” . Right: “Before We Even Unwrap the Bouquet” 24 x 36”. Below: “The Lives of Seven Others” 36x36”.

FLORLANDIA series

( 2017-2018)

You might think these are landscape paintings……but if you look closely you’ll notice that they are in fact layers upon layers of petals, to look like landscapes. I call them : p e t a l s c a p e s

To me, everything is a flower…..