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The Sword of Consequence

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When I was a boy I spent most of my time in the summer at my grandparent’s home in southern Colorado, usually in the company of several cousins. There was an old- fashioned root cellar under the house which contained many treasures; among these we found a magnificent sword and scabbard incised with regimental designs, […]

Dew of Heaven Observed

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This painting was executed four years ago, in 2013. I had been asked to work up an erotic subject to give honor to a particular non-artistic endeavor of teaching and learning in the sexual domain. In general terms, this is the endeavor to imagine the human body and the “natural order” with it’s full-fledged sexual […]

Lomilomi Heart

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Lomilomi Heart

This painting was inspired by a photograph that was taken during a Lomilomi training that took place two decades ago.  It depicts a particular “lift and fold” move that was once more common in the lomilomi session and is no longer approached except in moments of exceptional immersion in the well-spun flow of the natural […]