Recent Work

2007-present

Much of my recent work centers on sacred geography-shrines, temples, churches and places of worship. I have encountered these holy places in travels and in my own neighborhood in Albuquerque , NM.

Sodaka's Crane

Sodaka's Crane

Inspired by the Japanese Poet Sodaka. The Poem on this translates as 'I will write peace on your wings and you will fly all over the world'

Stars

Stars

Stars is inspired by many elements-community, the cosmos, ordinary heros. It is made with ink, sand and pastel.

Full Moon

Full Moon

The Buddhists in my neighborhood like to meditate together on the full moon.

Guadalupe

Guadalupe

Inspired by the numerous shrines to the Great Mother of God that I see in the southwest US.

Beth-El

Beth-El

Inspired by the shrine that Jacob built from a stone he used as a pillow. His dream inspired him to keep going.

Basho's Bird

Basho's Bird

Inspired by Basho's poem that sees the world in a drop of dew on a crane's beak.

Bismallah

Bismallah

This features the great Islamic Prayer-In the Name of God, the Merciful and Compassionate-along with the dome of heaven.

Tibetan Door

Tibetan Door

People like to put images of blessings on their doors all over the world. This print features a Buddhist diety, clouds and woodgrain.

Crane and Mani Stone

Crane and Mani Stone

The crane flies above the Mani Stone-the ever present Buddhist prayer carved on stones in the Himalayas

Saki Eclipse

Saki Eclipse

This was made by a saki bottle label, wood grain and impressions of grasses.

Bird and Mountain

Bird and Mountain

I live near mountains that teem with wildlife that invite peace.

Kamakura

Kamakura

Inspired by Travels in Asia-Buddha and bicycles, both vehicles.

Blue Prayer

Blue Prayer

This features a hand with the Host, a bird and a person at prayer. They are all connected.

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