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Grandma and Grandpa were farmers from Italy. When they arrived in Chicago in 1910, to what is now Jefferson Park’s Linder Avenue, it was all land. They had a garden that produced numerous vegetables; among them, corn, which my mother sold by the ear on the street corner during the depression. Everywhere Apollonia and Salvatore […]

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document for 2014

A Perpetual Horizon The artist Wolfgang Laib has stated that “repetition is the most beautiful thing in existence”. If one contemplates this thought it can be found in our breathing, the patterns we see in nature, and the horizons that we see continuously in the West. These new paintings embody a union of concepts that […]

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Body and Place in the West (April 2013)

I live and work on a mountain. My paintings come to me as complete works. Each is a visual flash of thoughts and feelings as I move through, look and feel the place in which I live. My materials include the landscape (earth). Landscape is multidimensional – the paintings are a document of that multidimensionality. […]

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New Mexico – July

People who fear spirit cannot survive in New Mexico –I am called there and also to southern Colorado and Wyoming – because of their vastness and because of what is not said – but is understood in the ground that generations have walked upon. I am not “supposed” to have a current relationship to this […]

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