description: During a recent trip to my little house in the mountains of Provence, I sat in front of my kitchen window where I can see the forest trees. Along with a good glass of wine and the sound of French music on the radio, I sat down in front a blank sheet of pastel paper. The little forest in the window happily emerged.
description: The bride is universal in all cultures, whether a Muslim, Indian, Jew, Latin or one of thousands of other ethnicities and nationalities. They all bring their innocence, hope, love and commitment to the ritual of their wedding.
description: The intent was to paint a horse. In the process, my brush strokes became impulsive, creating lines that revealed images. When I dabbed the eye to form a pupil, a man’s face unintentionally appeared, further validating for me the existence of an animal’s past lives and the truth of spirits within.
description: When you think of the desert, you think of dryness, barrenness. I was amazed by the beauty of the desert flowers and particularly the cactus when it blooms. Delicate flowers emerge from a bud tenaciously clinging to the cactus, its leaves of long sharp spiny thorns guarding the flower from harm.
description: A beautiful exotic woman, that has the semblance of a man both at once, reminding me of transgender friends that I have known or seen. In spite of who they transition from and to, one can still see the beauty of both.
description: The word “Buddha” makes one think of a singular or a particular Buddha. Yet there have been, are, and will be hundreds and thousands of more Buddhas. This painting depicts the plurality of Buddhas, all of those that have existed and have been carved in stone.