Passageways

I aim for my passageway and arch paintings to embody the realm of the “liminal”, which is derived from the Latin “limen”, meaning “threshold”. Anthropologist Victor Turner describes the liminal as a transitional quality essential to all rites of passage. It is the state in-between, without a fixed identity, but with openness and ambiguity. I think of it as a state open to insight and inspiration as well as to new connections.

A sacred state.

Moroccan Ksar, 8” x 12”, 2018

Moroccan Ksar, 8” x 12”, 2018

Fes Passageway II, with Blue Awning, Morocco, 12" x 8", 2017

Fes Passageway II, with Blue Awning, Morocco, 12" x 8", 2017

Fes Passageway V, Morocco, 12" x 8", 2017

Fes Passageway V, Morocco, 12" x 8", 2017

Fes Passageway I, Morocco, 12" x 8", 2017

Fes Passageway I, Morocco, 12" x 8", 2017

Fes Passageway III, Morocco, 12" x 8", 2017

Fes Passageway III, Morocco, 12" x 8", 2017

Fes Passageway IV, Morocco, oil/canvas, 12" x 8", 2017

Fes Passageway IV, Morocco, oil/canvas, 12" x 8", 2017

Shadow Study I, Rome, 8" x 12", 2016

Shadow Study I, Rome, 8" x 12", 2016

Shadow Study II, Rome, 8" x 12", 2016

Shadow Study III, Rome, 8" x 14", 2016

Shadow Study III, Rome, 8" x 14", 2016

Bologna Walls oil/canvas 8" x 12" 2015

Passaggio Publico II, Afternoon 8" x 12" 2013

The Pantheon 12" x 8" 2013

Trastererve Shadows, Rome 8" x 12" 2014

Rooftop View, American Academy in Rome 8" x 12" 2014

Trastevere Arch, Rome 8" x 12" 2013

Winter Sun & Shadows, American Academy in Rome 8" x 12" 2013

Nepalese Passageway, Kagbeni 10" x 8" oil/canvas 2012

Cambodian Passageway II
12" x 8" oil/canvas 2012

Inca Interior 10" x 12"
oil/canvas 2012

Manang Passageway
14" x 8" oil/canvas 2012

Arequipa Arch, Peru
12" x 10" oil/linen 2010

Arch, Patan, Nepal
12" x 8" oil/canvas 2009

Arrabal V Mojácar, Spain
14" x 8" oil/canvas 2009

Arrabal II Mojácar, Spain
8" x 14" oil/canvas 2008

Granada Arch w/ Graffiti
8" x 12" oil/canvas 2010

Mojácar Pueblo II
8" x 14" oil/canvas 2008

Mojácar Pueblo I, Spain
8" x 14" oil/canvas 2008

Kagbeni Chorten
12" x 8" oil/canvas 2009

Kagbeni Passageway
8" x 14" oil/canvas 2009

Tibetan Ladder
8" x 14" oil/canvas 2009

Morning Shadows, Mojácar, Spain
8" x 14" oil/canvas 2007

Passaggio, Montecastello di Vibio
24" x 36" oil/linen 2008

Porto Maggiore, Montecastello di Vibo
36" x 24" oil/linen 2006

Viocolo della Torre, Montecastello di Vibio
14" x 8" oil/canvas 2006

Via dell'Unita D'Italia, Montecastello di Vibio  12"x8" oil/canvas 2006

Via dell'Unita D'Italia, Montecastello di Vibio
12"x8" oil/canvas 2006