This series of contemporary botanical paintings expresses my concern with the steady destruction of our environment. As awareness of environmental issues rises worldwide, the protection and health of the environment becomes critical.


In these paintings the plant is absent, with only our memory of its color or habitat remaining.

White Oak, oil paint and silverpoint on canvas, 30" x 40"
Water Lily, oil paint and silverpoint on canvas, 30" x 40"
Trumpet Vine, oil paint and silverpoint on canvas, 30" x 40"
Exploding Thistle, oil paint on canvas, 30" x 40"
Sunflower, oil paint and silverpoint on canvas, 30" x 40"
Royal Fern, oil paint on canvas, 30" x 40"
Native Pussy Willow, oil paint and silverpoint on canvas, 30" x 40"
Poppy, oil paint and silverpoint on canvas, 30" x 40"
Cattails, oil paint on canvas, 30" x 40"
Black-Eyed-Susan, oil paint and silverpoint on canvas, 30" x 40"
Bamboo, oil paint on canvas, 30" x 40"