This piece was created for a science art and music festival, and was an exercise in using value, hue, and intensity to create depth and interest.
Inspired by dozens of public domain images taken by the Hubble Telescope and archived by NASA.
This piece was accepted into the Adirondack National Pastel Exhibit and will be on exhibit at the Shirt Factory Gallery in Glens Falls, NY through August 13, 2016.
Light Years Away, Pastel on UArt Paper 16 x 20
Based loosely on the M17 Nebula, this painting was created for a science, art, and music festival. Luminosity and depth are present, with the contrast of warm and cool colors creating a nice tension between elements in the painting.
This painting was accepted into the 2016 New Hampshire Pastel Society's 8th annual exhibit, "It's Pastel!"
Challenge, Pastel on La Carte Paper 8 x 10
This painting was created for Earth Day, with the complementary colors representing the gorgeous blue waters of the earth and the sere dangers of a warming world encroaching upon the beautiful, life-giving waters.
Pond Hockey Pastel on PastelBord 11 x 14 Private Collection
Real pond ice was the inspiration for this abstract.