Tree of Life, for the Arboreal Dreams: The Forest show at Krab Jab Studio, opens this weekend. 8″x10″ Mixed media,inks, graphite, acrylic, oil paint, transparencies, tape, on board.
“The human body is the tree of life. The spinal cord is like an upturned tree, with man’s hair as its roots, and afferent and efferent nerves as its branches.”
For me, every day is like New Years Day, because every day is the first day of the rest of my life. It is a cliche, but also true. Onward and upward!
Rise to the Top, 1985, 17.5×14″ Graphite, Acrylic, Oil paint on illustration board. An illustration on being aware of opportunities that may present themselves to you as you in business and life. Stay awake to the possibilities. 4 SALE
Last two weeks for these vintage illustrations.
The Art of Perception, 1985, 11″x11″ Graphite, Acrylic, Oil paint on illustration board. An illustration on the art of judgement and motherhood. 4 SALE
Song of the Cherry Blossoms, 1982, 19.5″x14″ Graphite, acrylic, oil paint, on illustration board.
Created for the Japanese Cherry Blossom Festival in Little Tokyo and celebrating the timeless music of the Koto. The surface and paint of this art was textured and distressed to evoke the age worn quality of an old vintage painting.
On the back of this art is a mystery painting that only the buyer will be able to see.
4 SALE- HERE.
Classical Kabuki, 1983, 29″x20″ Graphite, acrylic, colored pencils, on illustration board. Everything here is painted. This visual Haiku reflects east/west arts. The piece has an overall texture but the mask was painted then sanded over and over again to capture the layered history of an ancient artifact. 4 SALE- http://www.spalenka.com/collections/art
Summertime, 1982, 19.5″x11.5″ Pastels on illustration board.
Part of the 4 SALE weekly event Here.
One of the very few pieces I have created with dry pastels. This was for a calendar assignment on the fashionable joys of summer.
The new 4 SALE collection is up!
This week the focus is on British History, Summer, Time, and Classical Kabuki.
Brighton Beach Memoirs, 1983, 20″x34.5″ Graphite, acrylic, oil paint, colored pencils, on illustration board. This Neil Simon classic made Mathew Broderick a star. The original, hand silk screened 42″x81,” playbill poster is part of this sale. http://www.spalenka.com/collections/art