12 x 9 Oil on linen
Whenever I have the opportunity to fly into LAX, I am mesmerized by the city, and especially by the patterns and textures created by the freeways. Here, in the typical Southern California haze, is a view from above all of the detail that those drivers below are dealing with.
Woven Concrete was selected by the California Art Club to be in their 107th Gold Medal Exhibition currently in progress in the Main Gallery of the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles
6 x 12 Oil on linen
A small study of a scene that those who drive in the harbor area are to familiar with.
Edge of Night
12 x 24 Oil on canvas
The Fourth Street Bridge in East LA is perhaps one of the best example of Gothic Revival among the river's historic bridges. This bridge, when it was originally constructed, was a vision of the future of Los Angeles. As viewed through the structure of power grid supports, it spans a valley of concrete, shadows, and what is left of the once wild L. A. River. The river almost seems like one of the homeless people who live at its banks, hoping for a token of love to sustain it for another day.
12 x 16 Oil on linen
A hazy afternoon sun reflected though the tall buildings of downtown Los Angeles. They appeared and disappeared in the atmosphere. Bridges and buildings seemed to move in the light along with their deep windows.
I thought of all the windows, all the people, and all the eyes viewing the innumerable scenes of Los Angeles, and interconnected into this singular Landscape.
was selected to be part of the 100th Annual Gold Medal Exhibit of the California Art Club and displayed at the Pasadena Museum of Art.
12 x 12 Oil on linen
Like a huge labyrinth, the East L.A. Interchange weaves its way toward the City
Air and Iron
36 x 36 Oil on canvas
The standard view of the Golden Gate is from the north, looking back at the San Francisco skyline. This painting is from the south, looking north, and of the understructure. I loved the architectural complexity of the bridge's underside as much as I love looking at the majestic towers from above.
16 x 12 Oil on linen
Night falls on the Chicago skyline.
L.A. River Crossing
8 x 16 Oil on linen
Los Angeles' Sixth Street Viaduct, a.k.a the Whittier Bridge was built over the L.A. River is Southeast Los Angeles in 1932. Here, this unsung workhorse of L.A.'s East Side takes a much-needed rest on a lazy, hazy Sunday morning.
16 x 12 Oil on linen
The old movie theater in downtown Long Beach is preserved here on a quiet Sunday morning.