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Sunbreak

Sunbreak

When working on my semi-abstract landscapes, it feels like I’m moving through the scene as it appears on the paper. I jump …

The Setting

The Setting

A red sun falls through folded clouds. Touching earth, it flares. Actual Size: 12″ x 12″Blocks: Shina Plywood and American Pine VeneerInk: …

Flamboyant Foliage

Flamboyant Foliage

The fourth and final print in my “Farmland in Four Seasons” series. Actual Size: 12″ x 12″Blocks: Shina Plywood, 22 Color layers from …

Sumi Kimono Hen

Sumi Kimono Hen

In 2017, I was asked to view Boston’s MFA exhibit, “Showdown: Kuniyoshi vs Kunisada”, create a work inspired by seeing the show, …

Sumi Hanten Hen

Sumi Hanten Hen

In 2017, I was asked to view Boston’s MFA exhibit, “Showdown: Kuniyoshi vs Kunisada”, create a work inspired by seeing the show, …

Sumi Kabuki Hen

Sumi Kabuki Hen

In 2017, I was asked to view Boston’s MFA exhibit, “Showdown: Kuniyoshi vs Kunisada”, create a work inspired by seeing the show, …

The Island

The Island

“The Island” is my mind’s image of Cheung Chau Island, a favorite location to hike during the year I lived in Hong …

“Winter Farm”

Going seasonal. “Papa’s Farm” is in summer, “Grandma’s Farm” is in Spring, and now we have “Winter Farm”. Actual Size: 12″ x …

Self Portrait During Covid

Self Portrait During Covid

Lots of personal symbolism in this one: In the kimono, there are the wine glasses from my weekly “Loopy Loop”, when my …

Grandma's Farm

“Grandma’s Farm”

“Grandma’s Farm” was done after finishing “Papa’s Farm”. I tried to link the two images by having the tops of some of …

Papa's Farm

“Papa’s Farm”

“Papa’s Farm” was made with happy memories of long-ago weekly visits to my grandfather’s farm in Bedford County, Pennsylvania. Actual Size: 12″ …

"Mama's Yama"

“Mama’s Yama”

  The mountain (yama) in this print originated from a photo I took of Mauna Kea on the Big Island of Hawaii.  …

"Just Another Mountain"

“Just Another Mountain”

A few days after our hiker- son finished his thru-hike of the Appalachian Trail, I asked him to climb New Hampshire’s Mt …

"Bluebird Buddies"

“Bluebird Buddies”

Love the real bluebirds who gather to eat mealworms outside our window. Paper: Yamaguchi Hosho Blocks: Nine Impressions on Shina Plywood Ink: Powdered Pigment and …

Inland Sea

Inland Sea

While attending the Chinese University of Hong Kong (1973-1974),  I lived in a dormitory in the New Territories that extended out over the …

Dayfall

Dayfall

The lines indicating the upper clouds were influenced by the depiction of clouds in some Ukiyoe woodblock prints. Actual SIze: 14″ x 20″ …

Dayspring

Dayspring

Spring of 2018 has been particularly gray so I had to brighten the days up a bit. Now where are those sunglasses? Actual SIze: 14″ x 20″ …

Fragile

Fragile

Our world is a precious, fragile place.  May we protect it and never let it lose it’s color. Actual SIze: 12″ x …

Finding Fuji

Finding Fuji

Thick paper,  sumi ink, and strong pressure with a ball-bearing baren produced a rich black. I experimented with modeling paste on Mt …