July 30, 2012

"complete greeter"


graphite on paper, 11" x 8"
Posted by mark at 02:04 AM

July 11, 2012

"fugitive effects"


acrylic on magazine page, 10.75" x 8.25"
Posted by mark at 12:03 AM

July 08, 2012

Plank-Lever Series

"When your back's up against the wall, it means everything's in front of you."

This line from my performance days aptly describes the contemplative underpinnings of the Plank-Lever Series.

Unique to this era, our species has delivered itself to a place where it is difficult, at times impossible, to envision a future in which we are participants. With the planet's imperiled viability in frightening focus, it can feel we are collectively walking the plank to a futureless doom.

Still, it remains true that the sun has not yet hit peak light and the heart is a resilient organ. With a shift in application, the extreme place at which we find ourselves - the end of the plank - becomes a lever, the privileged position from which to multiply force, offering maximum leverage to effect change.

The Plank–Lever Series is a painterly meditation on this unprecedented situation, one that runs contrary to our evolved expectations of constancy and continuity.

acrylic and/or contact paper on paper or magazine page, 11" x 17" or approx. 11” x 8”; arranged chronologically – most recent at top.
Posted by mark at 09:07 PM

July 05, 2012

Pop Stoppage Series: "southward_#240"


Hand torn soda bottle labels and acrylic on paper, 11” x 17”
Posted by mark at 01:27 AM

July 01, 2012

June's Acrylic Palettes


Posted by mark at 04:05 PM