Many portraits in this collection are from a period when I lived and worked in Fort Myers, Florida 1990-2000. It was a great time to produce lots of art: portraits, installations, exhibitions. magazine covers,charity auctions. Meeting and socializing with some of the art world greats.. including Robert Rauschenberg, David Hockney, Roy Lichtenstein. as well an amazing group of prolific artists and friends. Many still reside in Ft. Myers, Sanibel and Captiva Island.
"Animalscapes" A collection of black and white photographs captured in the 1980's. The complete series (32 images) was exhibited in England. It was an interesting set of circumstances. I was traveling to Venice to study with Duane Michals at Palazzo Fortuny. My flight to Italy had a stop in London..As it turned out my luggage went on to Tehran. I was stranded in London until my bags could be returned to me. Dressed in red overalls and a leopard tee, the airline provided accommodations and a toothbush.. I was on my own for two days. And a great two days it was. I decided to see as much art as possible. One of my stops was the Camden Arts Centre in Hampstead. I met the curator, told "my story". She invited me back on my way home to show the animals. I did, she loved them, and exhibited "Animalscapes" one year later...my first solo in London. …Read More