painting & drawing : Encaustic : cascadia winter

In December 2016 I participated in a nine-day artist residency in Vancouver, Washington, where I created a series of larger format encaustic paintings directly inspired by the Pacific Northwest winter landscape, incorporating locally found objects.

The paintings were completed in the studio immediately after hours spent exploring local creeks and marshes in rain, snow and sun, collecting details and debris.

Some of the paintings express a specific moment, others are an accumulated memory of the landscape.
Winter Sky I
Winter Sky I
Winter Sky II
Winter Sky II
Winter Sky III
Winter Sky III
Salmon Creek •
Salmon Creek
Tall Grass
Tall Grass
Wind Seeds I
Wind Seeds I
Wind Seeds II
Wind Seeds II
Rain over Marshlands
Rain over Marshlands
Promise of Rain I
Promise of Rain I
Promise of Rain II •
Promise of Rain II
Storm Light
Storm Light
Clearing Storm •
Clearing Storm
Wetlands, Afternoon
Wetlands, Afternoon
Marsh Dusk
Marsh Dusk
Evergreen •
Evergreen
Copse
Copse
Still Waters
Still Waters
Color Study II - Green Seeds •
Color Study II - Green Seeds
Winter Movement
Winter Movement
Underfoot I
Underfoot I
Cascade
Cascade
Underfoot III
Underfoot III
River's Edge, Winter (triptych)
River's Edge, Winter (triptych)
Underfoot IV
Underfoot IV