Natural Parables

In this series, Natural Parables, (oil on canvas) I have looked at a bouquet of Snapdragons. Without pre-conceived intentions, I began to photograph the bouquet and make drawings from observation. Over time, the bundled and fisted flowers and stalks turned into these paintings. I think of them as figurative narratives with cause and effect relations, carrying the energy of sometimes violent and darkly humorous foibles in form, an echo from the natural world; hence the punning title “Natural Parable.”
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