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This flying shore bird will be exhibited at SOFA Chicago in November.

SOFA Chicago Invitation

  This is the image that Winterowd Gallery is going to use for a handout at SOFA Chicago. On Friday, November 6, at 11am, I am going to be giving a talk about my work. I hope to see you there.  


  Every day I see or hear something that more or less kills me with delight, that leaves me like a needle in the haystack of light. It was what I was born for— to look, to listen, to lose myself inside this soft world— to instruct myself over and over in joy, and acclamation. […]

Undue Influence

Undue Influence Several years ago I built this blue figure. It is about two feet long. I brought it to one of my galleries and the director hated it, just could not stand it. So (stupidly) I brought it back to my studio and tookit apart and used the parts for other pieces. All I can […]


        I just finished building this sea gull for a show at my Tulsa Oklahoma gallery, Lovetts Gallery. The show is based on the Birds. the movie from Alfred Hitchcock. Ceris comes in for a clam Mixed media 22″ x 13″ x 8″

Red Bird

Red Bird Red bird came all winter Firing up the landscape As nothing else could. Of course I love the sparrows, Those dun-colored darlings, So hungry and so many. I am a God-fearing feeder of birds, I know he has many children, Not all of them bold in spirit. Still, for whatever reason- Perhaps because […]


Several winters ago, I was traveling in Ireland with one of my daughters. When we were on the Aran Islands, off of Galway,  I noticed all these bird nests-they were everywhere, in trees, against old walls and on rock fences. I found out that they were rook nests. Rooks are similar to our crow family-with one […]


An iguana that I just finished. He is 10 inches high by 16 inches long by 8 inches wide.

Dog at Home

I just got these two pictures of one of my canines installed in the living room of this great house.

Jumping Dog

The amazingly talented Jenifer Esperanza, photographer extraordinaire, took this cool picture of me in my tipi with one of my dogs.