The Rilke Series

Starting in the early 1990’s, I began working on a series of paintings and drawings based on the poetry of Rainer Maria Rilke. The paintings and drawings are not illustrations, per se, but rather visual responses to the mood, imagery […]

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Abandoned Row Houses, Richmond, Virginia

Abandoned Houses

When we lived in Virginia, we spent the summers on the Northern Neck, an unprepossessing area patch-worked together by the relatively poor truck farms of the locals and vacation homes for more wealthy people from Richmond and Washington, DC. My first impressions of the area were not favorable; I found the brackish land to be too flat, too monotonous, too scrubby.

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