Books

This Is Not Normal

This is Not Normal is the first in a series of small books reacting to the November 2016 United States presidential election. The thirty works are from a series of watercolors painted on found paper between November 2016 and January 2017. 40 pages, 4.25x5.5”.

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This is not normal book

This Is Not True

This is Not True is the second in the series of small books reacting to the 2016 presidential election. The thirty works are from a series of watercolors painted between March and June 2017. 40 pages, 4.25x5.5”.

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This is not true book

Notebook: 1999-2003

The seventy-seven works on paper gathered in this book are from two 17x14” studio notebooks kept while painting the Tulips series. Reactions to the studio process, gardening, travel and political upheavals of the time, they include collage, acrylic, watercolor, graphite, marker and typewriter notes. 2016, 92 pages, 8x8”.

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Notebook 1999-2003

Cantigas

Cantigas (songs) is a reissue of a 1997 collage book. It is based on the ten cantos of Luis Vaz de Camões’ epic poem Os Lusíadas (1572) about the Portuguese voyages of discovery. In addition to referencing stories from The Lusiads, Cantigas also references The Three Marias: New Portuguese Letters (1973), a feminist book of poetry banned in Portugal until after the 1974 Carnation Revolution. 24 pages, 2017, 4.5x4.2”.

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Cantigas

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