While teaching a class in abstracts, I was led to theses reds & skylines.
“Celebrations” uses symbols that are explosive s iin fireworks and partitions stages of life that are celebrated.
The “Ancestry Series“ paintings was begun to explore native peoples’ symbols & their meanings. The artist used these to tell universal stories. Each painting is executed free-hand with the story evolving as the design emerges. Dots of paint are applied using a number of different tools- whatever works.
Touring the gardens in full bloom is inspirational.