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Here are the finished raven’s wings. I was surprised by how large they are. I guess when a raven is flying it is difficult to see their wings in full extension. Imparatus Mixed media/found objects 9″ x 44″ x 3″ 2016

Bird wings

I am building a pair of raven’s wings. It is amazing how long they are-almost four feet.


  This magpie is just landing on this chair. Hova Lands Mixed media/found objects 32″ x 21″ x 24″ 2016

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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 […]