GREEN MAN PROJECT
The “green man” motif has been around for a long time, with countless versions. I don’t know his origin (no one does), but I suspect it has to do with our natural love of nature, and feeling at home in our natural world. You’ll find different versions of him carved in medieval churches and other centuries-old buildings across Europe. One of the modern manifestations is the friendly “Jolly Green Giant,” who has been convincing American children to eat their vegetables since 1928.
I was happy to find a home for my Green Man recently at a local art fair. At the same event, I was also happy to see another version of him by a chainsaw woodcarver. It was beautiful, and I wish I had taken a photo of both our friendly green creations side by side.
It was very kind of Northwest 50Plus magazine to publish an article about me and my burn art. You can find the article (and a sample of my...
Most recent work: "Every Tuesday." 12 x 16 inches on birch plywood. Now on display at the Bush Barn Art Gallery in Salem, Oregon,...
Check out this image in various sizes and print formats at my new (and slowly growing) online store at Fine Art America.
I’m pleased to announce that my piece “Every Tuesday” not only sold at the art exhibit, but it sold the very first day – before the arti...