The Alchemy of Imagination
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This project is in Tacoma, WA, and was completed for Pierce Transit and the City of Tacoma. The concept and design is by @ryanfeddersen. Inspired by our relationship with the Tahoma glacier, and the embroidery patterns of her tribal heritage, the designs bring so much life and color to an…

Mini Tahoma

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Oil on Panel 12″ x 9″ The royal contingent from the steppes of the inner Veldt stepped off their galleon and headed towards the port via the ancient sky bridge. From the bridge, the Great City lay before them; the power center of the Kethram…

Visitors to Hashmalim

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Oil on Panel 12″ x 17″ Dreams are a mystery of consciousness. Why do we switch off our motor functions for about a 3rd of our lives and psychically put ourselves in strange and inexplicable situations? Materialism proposes that dreams are simply an effluvia of…

Dreamtender Angel

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Oil and Enamel on Panel 20″ x 18″ A rare self portrait, capturing the magic of transformation and the power of innocence. This type of innocence is not the naiveté of a child, but rather the state we can experience when we make the choice…

Golden Child

Maria-Prophetissa

Oil on Panel 20″ x 30″ Maria Prophetissa, otherwise known as Maria the Prophet or Mary the Jewess, was an early alchemist from around the 1st-3rd century AD. She is credited with the invention of several kinds of chemical apparatus and is considered to be…

Maria Prophetissa

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24″ × 36″Oil on Panel2020 The angelic envoy of the Technosphere brings a secret missive to the Queen of Smokeless Fire. What is the message that’s whispered in her liminal palace? Is it a warning? An annunciation? The Djinn Queen knows it is of great…

Envoy to the Djinn Queen

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Oil on Panel 36″ x 24″ Three aspects of our psyche. The Ape, our passions and animal instincts. The Robot, our drive to create order, efficiency, and logic. The Angel, a spirit of compassion attempting to enlighten the darkness. Each has their strengths and weaknesses,…

The Human Condition (Ape, Robot, Angel)

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Oil on Panel 24″ x 18″ Loneliness can be suffocating, like the vacuum of space. Floating in the dark vastness of our selfhood, feeling untethered from all that is not us. These times have reminded us of the limits of individualism. Even in your darkest…

The Hermit

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12″ x 12″ Oil on Panel 2020 As our Technosphere expands into the Other Realm, entities long sequestered to damp and dark are finding new, glittering networks to exploit. Decay was always just a means to an end. She understands these modern exchange systems, where…

Technoplexus Queen

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Bringing art, love, and hope to the streets! During this unprecedented time, Neighbors West-Northwest in partnership with the City of Portland Bureau of Planning & Sustainability, dedicated funding to support artists and small businesses in NW Portland. Art can help make even the hardest day…

Neighbors West Northwest Article

Lovebirds Closeup

10.5″ W x 13.5″ H FramedOil on Paper Mounted on Masonite During the 2020 pandemic everything feels really intense. Our community can seem so far away at times. Online engagement is all good and fine to get us through the hard times, but physical intimacy…

Phoenix Lovebirds

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I painted this mural on the boarded up windows of a business that was closed because of the pandemic. This installation, and other murals near 2nd and Ankeny in Portland, were spearheaded by @kaligrey. She created an opportunity for artists to bring some light to our…

Solarpunk Mural

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I was invited by Chehalem Parks and Rec in Newberg, OR to design a mural for their new fitness center. It runs along an elevated jogging track, is 330′ long and varies in height from 7’6″ to 11′. I came up with the concept of…

Heroes’ Journey

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I was asked by Surface Design to paint a mural in a kids room in one of the new houses being built in Lake Oswego, OR for the 2018 Street of Dreams. My only parameters was a boy on a slack line and some mice…

Street of Dreams Kids Room