Persimmon 1. Photo collage on water color paper, watercolor. 31.5×14 August 2022
Persimmon 2. Photo collage on water color paper, watercolor. 24×27. August 2022
Blattner Commission #1. watercolor paper and mullberry paper, 44×27. August 2022
Garden Bubbles. 30″x23″. Photo collage on watercolor paper, watercolor. I think this is the first time I have made a piece with no white paper around the edges. I wanted a discreet object, unbounded. This one will mount on the wall as is, no visible structure behind it.
Y Me Lord? 21.5×23. 2022
Baines Ruin. 30.5″x21.5″ 2022
Commission for Julia Hallisey. 36.75″x22.5″ 2022
Gusano. 23″x12″ 2022
Night Highway1.Photo collage on watercolor paper, watercolor. 27″x11″x1.75″. Custom frame: wood, plaster, copper and iron tacks. 2022
Night Highway 2. Photo collage on mulberry papers. 28″x13″x1.75″. Custom frame: wood, plaster. 2022
Self portrait. Photo collage on watercolor paper and mulberry papers, shredded paper filling.22.5″x10 x1.5″2022
Wire Chaos. 30″x20.5″. Photo collage on watercolor paper, watercolor. 2022
Water Temple. Photo collage on watercolor paper, watercolor.32.5″x28″ 2022
I just completed an accordion folded book of my historic walking tour of central Boyes Hot Springs. Photographs on Bockingford and Arches Watercolor papers, 210″x11″ 2022
Another “bulging” pierce, with paper stuffing. 22.5×17 2022
Night Bridge. 15×21.5 2022
21×23
The Bridge series continues. 22.5×19.5
Hero #3.23×33. 2021.
These are heroes because they remind me of Atlas holding up the earth. The tragic flaw in this hero story is the pride of humans to build such a structure in such a place. The title is also ironic, because there really was no burning need for the bridge. It was the Depression, big projects provided jobs and stimulated the economy, but the bridge was built for the benefit of the real estate developers who wanted to make Marin County a suburb of San Francisco.
Hero #2. 25″x33″.
Hero #1. Photo collage on water color and mulberry papers, water color, acrylic medium.18″x30″. the start of a new series.
The Front Yard. Photo collage on water color and mulberry papers, foamcore, water color, acrylic medium.27.75″x16.5.75″. Another “bulge” piece.There is high relief at lower right, which I can’t seem to photograph. It is subtle, even in person.
Photo collage on watercolor and mulberry papers, watercolor, with internal “springs” causing bulging. 22×11.5×1.5. Not only does it bulge, but the central monument image is a stack of identical images glued together only at the top, so the entire sheaf curls out from the surface.
Oleander Bulge. Photo collage on watercolor and mulberry papers, watercolor.22.5x21x1.November 2021. The central image is printed on a light mulberry paper, attached around its edges, and paper “springs” inserted behind so it bugles out. This is a kind of funky 3D quality I’ve been playing with for years. I’m pretty happy with this one.
Cactus Chaos, large. Photo collage on watercolor and mulberry papers, wood, watercolor, acrylic medium.30″x22.75″. October, 2021. Back of piece below.
30×22.75
Richard’s Apartment Garden. 39.5×26.5 photo collage on water color and mulberry papers, watercolor, acrylic .medium. Completed 8/19/21. I only know Richard to say hello, but I want to interview him some day, about his art. I love this sumptuous installation, which constantly changes. He’s been working on it since September 2020.
The Green Garage.41×26.5 Inkjet on mulberry paper. No painting. Completed August 2021. I was trying to use up some of my mulberry paper, which does not lend itself to painting. I’m happy with the way the different colors of the paper and the various angles of my Photoshop selections created this structure.
Bridge Build. Photo collage on watercolor paper, watercolor. 41.5×22. July 2021. Sonoma County has been building us a new bridge across Sonoma Creek for over a year. It’s almost done, just in time for fire season escapes we hope we won’t have to make.
Larson Villa. Photo collage on watercolor and mulberry papers, watercolor and acrylic medium. 37″x21″. June 2021
Madera Chaos.12”x9” when flat. Photo collage on watercolor paper with other papers. 2021
Madera Chaos, back.12”x9”. 2021 I was looking at art online. I came across an alter piece. “Art that folds,” I thought. “What a good idea.” This went along with my interest in theatrical stage sets, which also can fold. I took digital compositions that will eventually be made much larger, and produced them at this size as experiments, fun studies maybe. I now have a group of six.
Bridge Chaos.14×12. 2021. Photo collage on watercolor paper and various other papers. Building, my favorite activity, with paper, my favorite material.
Bridge Chaos, back. 2021. 14×12 photo collage on watercolor paper and various other papers.
Cactus Chaos.12×9. Photo collage on watercolor paper and other papers. 2021
Cactus Chaos, back.12×9. Photo collage on watercolor paper and other papers. 2021. I probably should label the backs with Act and Scene numbers.
Main Stem Collage 32N, State 1. Photo collage on water color paper, watercolor. 45.5×15. 2021. At left is the bogus entry arch installed as part of the Redevelopment project in 2009. I put in my proposed entry arch, which is a giant version of the Happy Dog logo. Happy Dog burgers is the white building with the red door. It’s a neighborhood institution.
Main Stem Collage 32N, State 2. Photo collage on water color paper, water color. 45.5×30. In state 2, the big Happy Dog folds down. I left the back unadorned because it reminded me of the back of a stage set piece. It shows “behind the scenes.”
Chaos Central. 46×26. January 2021
Great Higway Ortega-Pacheco #2. 49.5”x15” December 2020
Great Highway Noriega-Ortega #2. Photo collage on watercolor paper, watercolor. 47″x14″. 2020
Great Highway Noriega-Ortega #2, details.

Great Highway Noriega-Ortega#1. 47″x12″. Photo collage on watercolor paper, watercolor. November 2020. The series continues.
Great Highway Noriega-Ortega#1 Detail
Great Highway Noriega-Ortega#1 Detail

Marion Greene’s Houses. 38”x32” photo collage on watercolor paper and mulberry paper, watercolor, acrylic. 11/3/2020. Election Day, 2020. Marion Greene was a well known business woman in Boyes Hot Springs in the mid-twentieth century. She ran the Woodleaf store for many years. She built two houses on Highway 12 near the store for her and her family. The houses still exist and are in good hands and good shape. I met Ms. Greene’s grand daughter recently. She is a writer from New Jersey. She is writing her MFA thesis about her grandmother.
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New Spa Dream. Photo-collage on watercolor and mulberry papers, watercolor, acrylic. 48″x44″.2020. I’ve done four versions of this over the years. Based on an actual dream.
From the Indian Springs Series. The Buddha Pond. Inkjet on watercolor and mulberry papers, watercolor, acrylic. 20.75″x20.75″. 2020. This is a lush, tranquil environment right next to the steaming geyser, in Calistoga, CA.
Indian Springs: Palm Bubbles. This is a lush, tranquil environment right next to the steaming geyser. 21.5″x21.5″. The palms are so lush there, it’s almost overwhelming. You can see in the detail, somebody swooned.
Indian Springs Palms Bubbles, detail.
Indian Springs Through History. Inkjet on watercolor and mulberry papers, watercolor, acrylic. 20″x20″.Photographs circa 1930s, 1950s. Sam Brannan built a resort at this site in the 1860s. No photos of that!
La Primavera. Inkjet on watercolor and mulberry papers, watercolor, acrylic. 41.5″x36.5″. 2020. My dense crop of mustard overwhelmed a seatless iron chair.
Under the Influence (ofPRB). Inkjet on watercolor and mulberry papers, watercolor, acrylic. 40″x50″ 2020. Since he grows Datura, I think of the man who lives at this corner a a shaman. This is the vision he gave me. My friend painter David Woodie suggested the Pre-Raphealite connection, so I ran with it.
Main Stem collage #19 Revision. Inkjet on watercolor and mulberry papers, watercolor, acrylic. 45″x23″. 2020. The bridge over Highway 12 at Pequeño Creek, first built in 1924, is an important crossing for wildlife. When the sidewalks were put in in 2009, the bridge was replaced. Please see https://www.valleyofthemoonmainstemproject.org/ for the complete Main Stem Project.
Dick Dawley’s Fence. Accordion folded Book. 11″x120″. 2020. I happened on my neighbor Dick Dawley, standing in front of the fence he had recently built, himself, at age 85. I made a video, then turned into this book. Please see https://springsmuseum.org/2019/07/07/dick-dawley/ for the video.
Lemon Central. Inkjet on watercolor and mulberry papers, watercolor, acrylic. 38″x32″. 2020. On the route of the daily walk, the house on the right is crumbling, and the lemon tree in the front yard is collapsing under the weight of its crop. Accepted into the Gallery Route One Juried show 2021, Donna Seager juror.

Main Stem collage 12A Revision 2. Inkjet on watercolor and mulberry papers, watercolor, acrylic. 46″x16″. 2020. Highway 12 at Central Avenue. Showing the empty space where the Lanning building (once the Resort Club) was and effects of Covid 19 in the El Moilno awning, which advertises “Carhop Service.” Please see the Springs Museum for more: https://springsmuseum.org/2019/05/18/lanning-resort-club-melody-club/
Artments. Inkjet on watercolor and mulberry papers, watercolor, acrylic. 40″x42″. 2019.