"A Beacon of Who We Are"
"A Beacon of Who We Are"

4Culture and the King County Public Art Collection
Children and Family Justice Center Juvenile Court Building

Oil on canvas
60 x 72 inches
2016

"With Dreams of Their Own"
"With Dreams of Their Own"

4Culture and the King County Public Art Collection
Children and Family Justice Center Juvenile Court Building

oil on wood
51 X 40 inches
2018

"Hope Prevails"
"Hope Prevails"

Permanent Collection
Portland Art Museum

oil on wood
48” x 96”
2015

"Catch and Release"
"Catch and Release"

Permanent Collection
Portland Art Museum

Glass tile on wood
36 x 30 inches
2015

"Offering"
"Offering"

“Connecting”
Stevenson Union
Southern Oregon University
Ashland, OR

oil on wood
5’ x 4’
2006

THE FIRST SYMBOL THAT COMES TO MY MIND WHEN THINKING OF ASHLAND IS GATEWAY. THE ESSENCE OF SOUTHERN OREGON UNIVERSITY’S LIBERAL ARTS EDUCATION PHILOSOPHY IS A GATEWAY TO RESPONSIBLE CITIZENSHIP IN THE WORLD COMMUNITY. I WANT THIS PROJECT TO REFLECT, VISUALLY, OUR CONNECTEDNESS INTO THE WHOLE WORLD.

AFTER VISITING THE UNIVERSITY CAMPUS AND MEETING WITH FACULTY AND STUDENTS I REALIZED HOW RICH IN DIVERSITY THE UNIVERSITY IS. THROUGH THESE PAINTINGS I SEEK TO MIRROR OUR CONNECTION TO THE WHOLE WORLD BY PROVIDING A VISUAL GATEWAY INTO OTHER CULTURES UNDERLINING HOW WE ARE CONNECTED THOUGH MUTUAL HUMAN NEED AND DESIRE.

THE STEVENSON UNION IS A PLACE WHERE PEOPLE COME TOGETHER FOR A VARIETY OF REASONS. IT IS A CENTER FOR STUDENT LIFE AND ACTIVITIES AND OFFERS NOURISHMENT, FOOD FOR THE MIND AND SPIRIT. AS I THOUGHT ABOUT WHAT REPLENISHES OUR BODIES AND SPIRITS, COUPLED WITH KEYWORDS FOR THIS PROJECT AND THE MISSION STATEMENT OF THE UNIVERSITY THE PAINTINGS CAME ALIVE.c

“Nourishment"
“Nourishment"

“Connecting”
Stevenson Union
Southern Oregon University
Ashland, OR

Oil on wood
5’ x 4’
2006

THE FIRST SYMBOL THAT COMES TO MY MIND WHEN THINKING OF ASHLAND IS GATEWAY. THE ESSENCE OF SOUTHERN OREGON UNIVERSITY’S LIBERAL ARTS EDUCATION PHILOSOPHY IS A GATEWAY TO RESPONSIBLE CITIZENSHIP IN THE WORLD COMMUNITY. I WANT THIS PROJECT TO REFLECT, VISUALLY, OUR CONNECTEDNESS INTO THE WHOLE WORLD.

AFTER VISITING THE UNIVERSITY CAMPUS AND MEETING WITH FACULTY AND STUDENTS I REALIZED HOW RICH IN DIVERSITY THE UNIVERSITY IS. THROUGH THESE PAINTINGS I SEEK TO MIRROR OUR CONNECTION TO THE WHOLE WORLD BY PROVIDING A VISUAL GATEWAY INTO OTHER CULTURES UNDERLINING HOW WE ARE CONNECTED THOUGH MUTUAL HUMAN NEED AND DESIRE.

THE STEVENSON UNION IS A PLACE WHERE PEOPLE COME TOGETHER FOR A VARIETY OF REASONS. IT IS A CENTER FOR STUDENT LIFE AND ACTIVITIES AND OFFERS NOURISHMENT, FOOD FOR THE MIND AND SPIRIT. AS I THOUGHT ABOUT WHAT REPLENISHES OUR BODIES AND SPIRITS, COUPLED WITH KEYWORDS FOR THIS PROJECT AND THE MISSION STATEMENT OF THE UNIVERSITY THE PAINTINGS CAME ALIVE.

"Balancing"
"Balancing"

“Connecting”
Stevenson Union
Southern Oregon University
Ashland, OR

oil on wood
5’ x 4’
2006

THE FIRST SYMBOL THAT COMES TO MY MIND WHEN THINKING OF ASHLAND IS GATEWAY. THE ESSENCE OF SOUTHERN OREGON UNIVERSITY’S LIBERAL ARTS EDUCATION PHILOSOPHY IS A GATEWAY TO RESPONSIBLE CITIZENSHIP IN THE WORLD COMMUNITY. I WANT THIS PROJECT TO REFLECT, VISUALLY, OUR CONNECTEDNESS INTO THE WHOLE WORLD.

AFTER VISITING THE UNIVERSITY CAMPUS AND MEETING WITH FACULTY AND STUDENTS I REALIZED HOW RICH IN DIVERSITY THE UNIVERSITY IS. THROUGH THESE PAINTINGS I SEEK TO MIRROR OUR CONNECTION TO THE WHOLE WORLD BY PROVIDING A VISUAL GATEWAY INTO OTHER CULTURES UNDERLINING HOW WE ARE CONNECTED THOUGH MUTUAL HUMAN NEED AND DESIRE.

THE STEVENSON UNION IS A PLACE WHERE PEOPLE COME TOGETHER FOR A VARIETY OF REASONS. IT IS A CENTER FOR STUDENT LIFE AND ACTIVITIES AND OFFERS NOURISHMENT, FOOD FOR THE MIND AND SPIRIT. AS I THOUGHT ABOUT WHAT REPLENISHES OUR BODIES AND SPIRITS, COUPLED WITH KEYWORDS FOR THIS PROJECT AND THE MISSION STATEMENT OF THE UNIVERSITY THE PAINTINGS CAME ALIVE.

"Stewardship"
"Stewardship"

“Connecting”
Stevenson Union
Southern Oregon University
Ashland, OR

oil on wood
5’ x 4’
2006

THE FIRST SYMBOL THAT COMES TO MY MIND WHEN THINKING OF ASHLAND IS GATEWAY. THE ESSENCE OF SOUTHERN OREGON UNIVERSITY’S LIBERAL ARTS EDUCATION PHILOSOPHY IS A GATEWAY TO RESPONSIBLE CITIZENSHIP IN THE WORLD COMMUNITY. I WANT THIS PROJECT TO REFLECT, VISUALLY, OUR CONNECTEDNESS INTO THE WHOLE WORLD.

AFTER VISITING THE UNIVERSITY CAMPUS AND MEETING WITH FACULTY AND STUDENTS I REALIZED HOW RICH IN DIVERSITY THE UNIVERSITY IS. THROUGH THESE PAINTINGS I SEEK TO MIRROR OUR CONNECTION TO THE WHOLE WORLD BY PROVIDING A VISUAL GATEWAY INTO OTHER CULTURES UNDERLINING HOW WE ARE CONNECTED THOUGH MUTUAL HUMAN NEED AND DESIRE.

THE STEVENSON UNION IS A PLACE WHERE PEOPLE COME TOGETHER FOR A VARIETY OF REASONS. IT IS A CENTER FOR STUDENT LIFE AND ACTIVITIES AND OFFERS NOURISHMENT, FOOD FOR THE MIND AND SPIRIT. AS I THOUGHT ABOUT WHAT REPLENISHES OUR BODIES AND SPIRITS, COUPLED WITH KEYWORDS FOR THIS PROJECT AND THE MISSION STATEMENT OF THE UNIVERSITY THE PAINTINGS CAME ALIVE.

“Linked”
“Linked”

“Connecting”
Stevenson Union
Southern Oregon University
Ashland, OR

oil on wood
5’ x 4’
2006

THE FIRST SYMBOL THAT COMES TO MY MIND WHEN THINKING OF ASHLAND IS GATEWAY. THE ESSENCE OF SOUTHERN OREGON UNIVERSITY’S LIBERAL ARTS EDUCATION PHILOSOPHY IS A GATEWAY TO RESPONSIBLE CITIZENSHIP IN THE WORLD COMMUNITY. I WANT THIS PROJECT TO REFLECT, VISUALLY, OUR CONNECTEDNESS INTO THE WHOLE WORLD.

AFTER VISITING THE UNIVERSITY CAMPUS AND MEETING WITH FACULTY AND STUDENTS I REALIZED HOW RICH IN DIVERSITY THE UNIVERSITY IS. THROUGH THESE PAINTINGS I SEEK TO MIRROR OUR CONNECTION TO THE WHOLE WORLD BY PROVIDING A VISUAL GATEWAY INTO OTHER CULTURES UNDERLINING HOW WE ARE CONNECTED THOUGH MUTUAL HUMAN NEED AND DESIRE.

THE STEVENSON UNION IS A PLACE WHERE PEOPLE COME TOGETHER FOR A VARIETY OF REASONS. IT IS A CENTER FOR STUDENT LIFE AND ACTIVITIES AND OFFERS NOURISHMENT, FOOD FOR THE MIND AND SPIRIT. AS I THOUGHT ABOUT WHAT REPLENISHES OUR BODIES AND SPIRITS, COUPLED WITH KEYWORDS FOR THIS PROJECT AND THE MISSION STATEMENT OF THE UNIVERSITY THE PAINTINGS CAME ALIVE.

"Sense of Place"
"Sense of Place"

“Connecting”
Stevenson Union
Southern Oregon University
Ashland, OR

oil on wood
5’ x 4’
2006

THE FIRST SYMBOL THAT COMES TO MY MIND WHEN THINKING OF ASHLAND IS GATEWAY. THE ESSENCE OF SOUTHERN OREGON UNIVERSITY’S LIBERAL ARTS EDUCATION PHILOSOPHY IS A GATEWAY TO RESPONSIBLE CITIZENSHIP IN THE WORLD COMMUNITY. I WANT THIS PROJECT TO REFLECT, VISUALLY, OUR CONNECTEDNESS INTO THE WHOLE WORLD.

AFTER VISITING THE UNIVERSITY CAMPUS AND MEETING WITH FACULTY AND STUDENTS I REALIZED HOW RICH IN DIVERSITY THE UNIVERSITY IS. THROUGH THESE PAINTINGS I SEEK TO MIRROR OUR CONNECTION TO THE WHOLE WORLD BY PROVIDING A VISUAL GATEWAY INTO OTHER CULTURES UNDERLINING HOW WE ARE CONNECTED THOUGH MUTUAL HUMAN NEED AND DESIRE.

THE STEVENSON UNION IS A PLACE WHERE PEOPLE COME TOGETHER FOR A VARIETY OF REASONS. IT IS A CENTER FOR STUDENT LIFE AND ACTIVITIES AND OFFERS NOURISHMENT, FOOD FOR THE MIND AND SPIRIT. AS I THOUGHT ABOUT WHAT REPLENISHES OUR BODIES AND SPIRITS, COUPLED WITH KEYWORDS FOR THIS PROJECT AND THE MISSION STATEMENT OF THE UNIVERSITY THE PAINTINGS CAME ALIVE.

“Where Knowledge Flows, Dreams Grow" (spring)
“Where Knowledge Flows, Dreams Grow" (spring)

Outlook Elementary School
Sunnyside, WA
In partnership with Washington State Arts Commission

4’ x 5”
oil on wood
2007

THE MURAL UNFOLDS IN FOUR PARTS, FROM LEFT TO RIGHT BEGINNING WITH AN AUTUMN SCENE AND PROGRESSING TO WINTER, SPRING AND SUMMER.

WITH EACH PANEL, OUR CONNECTION TO THE EARTH, THE ENVIRONMENT, AND STEWARDSHIP OF THE NATURAL WORLD IS STRESSED. PHYSICAL FITNESS, PLAYING OUTSIDE, EXPLORING THE WORLD AROUND US ARE UNDERLYING THEMES. SINCE WE DO NOT EXIST IN A BUBBLE OUR CONNECTION TO OTHERS, TOLERANCE OF THOSE DIFFERENT FROM OURSELVES IS OUR LINK TO THE WORLD WE LIVE IN. INQUIRY, CURIOSITY AND A SENSE OF WONDER ARE FUNDAMENTAL LEARNING TOOLS EXPRESSED VISUALLY THROUGHOUT THIS PAINTING, AS ARE FLIGHTS OF FANCY, DREAMING BIG AND REALIZING DREAMS THROUGH LEARNING.

"Where Knowledge Flows, Dreams Grow," (summer)
"Where Knowledge Flows, Dreams Grow," (summer)

Outlook Elementary School
Sunnyside, WA
In partnership with Washington State Arts Commission

4’ x 5”
oil on wood
2007

THE MURAL UNFOLDS IN FOUR PARTS, FROM LEFT TO RIGHT BEGINNING WITH AN AUTUMN SCENE AND PROGRESSING TO WINTER, SPRING AND SUMMER.

WITH EACH PANEL, OUR CONNECTION TO THE EARTH, THE ENVIRONMENT, AND STEWARDSHIP OF THE NATURAL WORLD IS STRESSED. PHYSICAL FITNESS, PLAYING OUTSIDE, EXPLORING THE WORLD AROUND US ARE UNDERLYING THEMES. SINCE WE DO NOT EXIST IN A BUBBLE OUR CONNECTION TO OTHERS, TOLERANCE OF THOSE DIFFERENT FROM OURSELVES IS OUR LINK TO THE WORLD WE LIVE IN. INQUIRY, CURIOSITY AND A SENSE OF WONDER ARE FUNDAMENTAL LEARNING TOOLS EXPRESSED VISUALLY THROUGHOUT THIS PAINTING, AS ARE FLIGHTS OF FANCY, DREAMING BIG AND REALIZING DREAMS THROUGH LEARNING.

"Where Knowledge Flows, Dreams Grow" (fall)
"Where Knowledge Flows, Dreams Grow" (fall)

Outlook Elementary School
Sunnyside, WA
In partnership with Washington State Arts Commission

4’ x 5”
oil on wood
2007

THE MURAL UNFOLDS IN FOUR PARTS, FROM LEFT TO RIGHT BEGINNING WITH AN AUTUMN SCENE AND PROGRESSING TO WINTER, SPRING AND SUMMER.

WITH EACH PANEL, OUR CONNECTION TO THE EARTH, THE ENVIRONMENT, AND STEWARDSHIP OF THE NATURAL WORLD IS STRESSED. PHYSICAL FITNESS, PLAYING OUTSIDE, EXPLORING THE WORLD AROUND US ARE UNDERLYING THEMES. SINCE WE DO NOT EXIST IN A BUBBLE OUR CONNECTION TO OTHERS, TOLERANCE OF THOSE DIFFERENT FROM OURSELVES IS OUR LINK TO THE WORLD WE LIVE IN. INQUIRY, CURIOSITY AND A SENSE OF WONDER ARE FUNDAMENTAL LEARNING TOOLS EXPRESSED VISUALLY THROUGHOUT THIS PAINTING, AS ARE FLIGHTS OF FANCY, DREAMING BIG AND REALIZING DREAMS THROUGH LEARNING.

"When Knowledge Flows, Dreams Grow" (winter)
"When Knowledge Flows, Dreams Grow" (winter)

Outlook Elementary School
Sunnyside, WA
In partnership with Washington State Arts Commission

4’ x 5”
oil on wood
2007

THE MURAL UNFOLDS IN FOUR PARTS, FROM LEFT TO RIGHT BEGINNING WITH AN AUTUMN SCENE AND PROGRESSING TO WINTER, SPRING AND SUMMER.

WITH EACH PANEL, OUR CONNECTION TO THE EARTH, THE ENVIRONMENT, AND STEWARDSHIP OF THE NATURAL WORLD IS STRESSED. PHYSICAL FITNESS, PLAYING OUTSIDE, EXPLORING THE WORLD AROUND US ARE UNDERLYING THEMES. SINCE WE DO NOT EXIST IN A BUBBLE OUR CONNECTION TO OTHERS, TOLERANCE OF THOSE DIFFERENT FROM OURSELVES IS OUR LINK TO THE WORLD WE LIVE IN. INQUIRY, CURIOSITY AND A SENSE OF WONDER ARE FUNDAMENTAL LEARNING TOOLS EXPRESSED VISUALLY THROUGHOUT THIS PAINTING, AS ARE FLIGHTS OF FANCY, DREAMING BIG AND REALIZING DREAMS THROUGH LEARNING.

"Search for Knowledge" (summer, autumn)
"Search for Knowledge" (summer, autumn)

James F. Miller Library
Catlin Gable School
Portland, OR

2004
5’ X 10’
oil on wood

ARTWORK EXPLORES SYMBOLICALLY, USING THE FOUR SEASONS, THE MYRID OF LEARNING EXPERIENCES WHICH TRANSPORT ONE IN THE PURSUIT OF KNOWLEDGE.

"Search for Knowledge" (winter, spring)
"Search for Knowledge" (winter, spring)

James F. Miller Library
Catlin Gable School
Portland, OR

2004
5’ X 10’
oil on wood

ARTWORK EXPLORES SYMBOLICALLY, USING THE FOUR SEASONS, THE MYRID OF LEARNING EXPERIENCES WHICH TRANSPORT ONE IN THE PURSUIT OF KNOWLEDGE.

"Search for Knowledge" (installation view)
"Search for Knowledge" (installation view)

James F. Miller Library
Catlin Gable School
Portland, OR

ARTWORK EXPLORES SYMBOLICALLY, USING THE FOUR SEASONS, THE MYRID OF LEARNING EXPERIENCES WHICH TRANSPORT ONE IN THE PURSUIT OF KNOWLEDGE.

"Firestation 2"
"Firestation 2"

Portland Fire and Rescue/RACC
IntersectionsArtist-in-Residence Project

4’ X 3’
oil on wood
2005

I SPENT ONE YEAR IN RESIDENCE WITH PORTLAND FIRE AND RESCUE THROUGH THE REGIONAL ARTS AND CULTURAL COUNCIL INTERSECTIONS PROGRAM, WHICH BRINGS DIVERSE PROFESSIONS WITHIN OUR COMMUNITY TOGETHER TO FOSTER UNDERSTANDING AND TOLERANCE. I PRODUCED ARTWORK FOR 6 FIRE STATIONS BASED ON MY RIDE-ALONG EXPERIENCE ENCOMPASSING HUNDREDS OF HOURS IN THE COMPANY OF FIRE FIGHTERS. THE WORK REFLECTED THE HISTORY OF THE FIRE DEPARTMENT; THE DIVERSE RESPONSIBILITIES INCURRED BY THE 911 CALLS AND THE FLAVOR OF THE NEIGHBORHOOD WHERE THE FIRE STATION IS LOCATED AND THE RICH CHARACTER OF THE FIRE FIGHTERS

"Firestation 11"
"Firestation 11"

Portland Fire and Rescue/RACC
IntersectionsArtist-in-Residence Project

4’ X 3’
oil on wood
2005

I SPENT ONE YEAR IN RESIDENCE WITH PORTLAND FIRE AND RESCUE THROUGH THE REGIONAL ARTS AND CULTURAL COUNCIL INTERSECTIONS PROGRAM, WHICH BRINGS DIVERSE PROFESSIONS WITHIN OUR COMMUNITY TOGETHER TO FOSTER UNDERSTANDING AND TOLERANCE. I PRODUCED ARTWORK FOR 6 FIRE STATIONS BASED ON MY RIDE-ALONG EXPERIENCE ENCOMPASSING HUNDREDS OF HOURS IN THE COMPANY OF FIRE FIGHTERS. THE WORK REFLECTED THE HISTORY OF THE FIRE DEPARTMENT; THE DIVERSE RESPONSIBILITIES INCURRED BY THE 911 CALLS AND THE FLAVOR OF THE NEIGHBORHOOD WHERE THE FIRE STATION IS LOCATED AND THE RICH CHARACTER OF THE FIRE FIGHTERS

"Firestation 41"
"Firestation 41"

Portland Fire and Rescue/RACC
IntersectionsArtist-in-Residence Project

4’ X 3’
oil on wood
2005

I SPENT ONE YEAR IN RESIDENCE WITH PORTLAND FIRE AND RESCUE THROUGH THE REGIONAL ARTS AND CULTURAL COUNCIL INTERSECTIONS PROGRAM, WHICH BRINGS DIVERSE PROFESSIONS WITHIN OUR COMMUNITY TOGETHER TO FOSTER UNDERSTANDING AND TOLERANCE. I PRODUCED ARTWORK FOR 6 FIRE STATIONS BASED ON MY RIDE-ALONG EXPERIENCE ENCOMPASSING HUNDREDS OF HOURS IN THE COMPANY OF FIRE FIGHTERS. THE WORK REFLECTED THE HISTORY OF THE FIRE DEPARTMENT; THE DIVERSE RESPONSIBILITIES INCURRED BY THE 911 CALLS AND THE FLAVOR OF THE NEIGHBORHOOD WHERE THE FIRE STATION IS LOCATED AND THE RICH CHARACTER OF THE FIRE FIGHTERS

"Firestation 19"
"Firestation 19"

Portland Fire and Rescue/RACC
IntersectionsArtist-in-Residence Project

4’ X 3’
oil on wood
2005

I SPENT ONE YEAR IN RESIDENCE WITH PORTLAND FIRE AND RESCUE THROUGH THE REGIONAL ARTS AND CULTURAL COUNCIL INTERSECTIONS PROGRAM, WHICH BRINGS DIVERSE PROFESSIONS WITHIN OUR COMMUNITY TOGETHER TO FOSTER UNDERSTANDING AND TOLERANCE. I PRODUCED ARTWORK FOR 6 FIRE STATIONS BASED ON MY RIDE-ALONG EXPERIENCE ENCOMPASSING HUNDREDS OF HOURS IN THE COMPANY OF FIRE FIGHTERS. THE WORK REFLECTED THE HISTORY OF THE FIRE DEPARTMENT; THE DIVERSE RESPONSIBILITIES INCURRED BY THE 911 CALLS AND THE FLAVOR OF THE NEIGHBORHOOD WHERE THE FIRE STATION IS LOCATED AND THE RICH CHARACTER OF THE FIRE FIGHTERS

"Firestation 42"
"Firestation 42"

Portland Fire and Rescue/RACC
IntersectionsArtist-in-Residence Project

4’ X 3’
oil on wood
2005

I SPENT ONE YEAR IN RESIDENCE WITH PORTLAND FIRE AND RESCUE THROUGH THE REGIONAL ARTS AND CULTURAL COUNCIL INTERSECTIONS PROGRAM, WHICH BRINGS DIVERSE PROFESSIONS WITHIN OUR COMMUNITY TOGETHER TO FOSTER UNDERSTANDING AND TOLERANCE. I PRODUCED ARTWORK FOR 6 FIRE STATIONS BASED ON MY RIDE-ALONG EXPERIENCE ENCOMPASSING HUNDREDS OF HOURS IN THE COMPANY OF FIRE FIGHTERS. THE WORK REFLECTED THE HISTORY OF THE FIRE DEPARTMENT; THE DIVERSE RESPONSIBILITIES INCURRED BY THE 911 CALLS AND THE FLAVOR OF THE NEIGHBORHOOD WHERE THE FIRE STATION IS LOCATED AND THE RICH CHARACTER OF THE FIRE FIGHTERS

"Firestation 43"
"Firestation 43"

Portland Fire and Rescue/RACC
IntersectionsArtist-in-Residence Project

4’ X 3’
oil on wood
2005

I SPENT ONE YEAR IN RESIDENCE WITH PORTLAND FIRE AND RESCUE THROUGH THE REGIONAL ARTS AND CULTURAL COUNCIL INTERSECTIONS PROGRAM, WHICH BRINGS DIVERSE PROFESSIONS WITHIN OUR COMMUNITY TOGETHER TO FOSTER UNDERSTANDING AND TOLERANCE. I PRODUCED ARTWORK FOR 6 FIRE STATIONS BASED ON MY RIDE-ALONG EXPERIENCE ENCOMPASSING HUNDREDS OF HOURS IN THE COMPANY OF FIRE FIGHTERS. THE WORK REFLECTED THE HISTORY OF THE FIRE DEPARTMENT; THE DIVERSE RESPONSIBILITIES INCURRED BY THE 911 CALLS AND THE FLAVOR OF THE NEIGHBORHOOD WHERE THE FIRE STATION IS LOCATED AND THE RICH CHARACTER OF THE FIRE FIGHTERS

"New Friends, Two Eves"
"New Friends, Two Eves"

Oregon Health + Sciences University
Portland, Oregon

Oil on Wood
84” x 96”
1999

TWO WOMEN FROM DIFFERENT CULTURES, DIFFERENT WORLDS BECOME FRIENDS THROUGH THEIR MUTUAL DESIRE TO EMBRACE ELEMENTS COMMON IN BOTH CULTURES SUCH AS LOVE OF FAMILY AND NATURE. THEY ARE SURROUNDED BY SYMBOLS FROM THEIR CULTURES.

"Bountiful Harvest"
"Bountiful Harvest"

Oregon Food Bank
Portland, OR

2001
8’ X 16”
oil on wood

DEPICTS THE BEAUTY AND BOUNTY AND STRENGTH OF OUR STATE THROUGH Its DIVERSITY BOTH HUMAN AND GEOGRAPHIC.

My Community is my Family, Part A
My Community is my Family, Part A

Multnomah County Juvenile Justice Complex
Portland, OR

1999
48 inches in diameter
oil on wood

THIS WORK IS MEANT TO COMFORT AND UPLIFT THE SPIRITS OF THE FAMILIES WHO MUST COME HERE, EXTENDING THE SENSE OF FAMILY BEYOND THE NUCLEAR FAMILY TO INCLUDE OUR PLACE IN THE COMMUNITY

"My Community is My Family," Part B
"My Community is My Family," Part B

Multnomah County Juvenile Justice Complex
Portland, OR

1999
8’ X 16’
oil on wood

THIS WORK, INSTALLED IN THE WAITING AREA FOR THE FAMILY COURT IS MEANT TO COMFORT AND UPLIFT THE SPIRITS OF THE FAMILIES WHO MUST COME HERE, EXTENDING THE SENSE OF FAMILY BEYOND THE NUCLEAR FAMILY TO INCLUDE OUR PLACE IN THE COMMUNITY.

Alphabet City, A-Q
Alphabet City, A-Q

Collaboration with Gregory Grenon:

1995
12’ X 162’
latex on plywood

THE ARTWORK ENGAGES VIEWERS OF EVERY AGE USING PLAYFUL IMAGERY AND TEXT TO WEAVE TOGETHER A NARRATIVE INVOLVING DISPARATE OBJECTS AND CHARACTERS, DISTRACTING THE VIEWER FROM THE MASSIVE CONSTRUCTION SITE ON THE OTHER SIDE.

Alphabet City, R-Z
Alphabet City, R-Z

Collaboration with Gregory Grenon

1995
12’ X 162’
latex on plywood
THE ARTWORK ENGAGES VIEWERS OF EVERY AGE USING PLAYFUL IMAGERY AND TEXT TO WEAVE TOGETHER A NARRATIVE INVOLVING DISPARATE OBJECTS AND CHARACTERS, DISTRACTING THE VIEWERFROM THE MASSIVE CONSTRUCTION SITE ON THE OTHER SIDE

"Community Gathering"
"Community Gathering"

City of Vancouver, WA “
Summer Of Murals” program
South wall, Grocery Outlet building
North 4th plain, Vancouver, WA

15 x 28 feet
2019

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"A Beacon of Who We Are"
"With Dreams of Their Own"
"Hope Prevails"
"Catch and Release"
"Offering"
“Nourishment"
"Balancing"
"Stewardship"
“Linked”
"Sense of Place"
“Where Knowledge Flows, Dreams Grow" (spring)
"Where Knowledge Flows, Dreams Grow," (summer)
"Where Knowledge Flows, Dreams Grow" (fall)
"When Knowledge Flows, Dreams Grow" (winter)
"Search for Knowledge" (summer, autumn)
"Search for Knowledge" (winter, spring)
"Search for Knowledge" (installation view)
"Firestation 2"
"Firestation 11"
"Firestation 41"
"Firestation 19"
"Firestation 42"
"Firestation 43"
"New Friends, Two Eves"
"Bountiful Harvest"
My Community is my Family, Part A
"My Community is My Family," Part B
Alphabet City, A-Q
Alphabet City, R-Z
"Community Gathering"
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ArnoldRueCCpanels67.jpg
"A Beacon of Who We Are"

4Culture and the King County Public Art Collection
Children and Family Justice Center Juvenile Court Building

Oil on canvas
60 x 72 inches
2016

"With Dreams of Their Own"

4Culture and the King County Public Art Collection
Children and Family Justice Center Juvenile Court Building

oil on wood
51 X 40 inches
2018

"Hope Prevails"

Permanent Collection
Portland Art Museum

oil on wood
48” x 96”
2015

"Catch and Release"

Permanent Collection
Portland Art Museum

Glass tile on wood
36 x 30 inches
2015

"Offering"

“Connecting”
Stevenson Union
Southern Oregon University
Ashland, OR

oil on wood
5’ x 4’
2006

THE FIRST SYMBOL THAT COMES TO MY MIND WHEN THINKING OF ASHLAND IS GATEWAY. THE ESSENCE OF SOUTHERN OREGON UNIVERSITY’S LIBERAL ARTS EDUCATION PHILOSOPHY IS A GATEWAY TO RESPONSIBLE CITIZENSHIP IN THE WORLD COMMUNITY. I WANT THIS PROJECT TO REFLECT, VISUALLY, OUR CONNECTEDNESS INTO THE WHOLE WORLD.

AFTER VISITING THE UNIVERSITY CAMPUS AND MEETING WITH FACULTY AND STUDENTS I REALIZED HOW RICH IN DIVERSITY THE UNIVERSITY IS. THROUGH THESE PAINTINGS I SEEK TO MIRROR OUR CONNECTION TO THE WHOLE WORLD BY PROVIDING A VISUAL GATEWAY INTO OTHER CULTURES UNDERLINING HOW WE ARE CONNECTED THOUGH MUTUAL HUMAN NEED AND DESIRE.

THE STEVENSON UNION IS A PLACE WHERE PEOPLE COME TOGETHER FOR A VARIETY OF REASONS. IT IS A CENTER FOR STUDENT LIFE AND ACTIVITIES AND OFFERS NOURISHMENT, FOOD FOR THE MIND AND SPIRIT. AS I THOUGHT ABOUT WHAT REPLENISHES OUR BODIES AND SPIRITS, COUPLED WITH KEYWORDS FOR THIS PROJECT AND THE MISSION STATEMENT OF THE UNIVERSITY THE PAINTINGS CAME ALIVE.c

“Nourishment"

“Connecting”
Stevenson Union
Southern Oregon University
Ashland, OR

Oil on wood
5’ x 4’
2006

THE FIRST SYMBOL THAT COMES TO MY MIND WHEN THINKING OF ASHLAND IS GATEWAY. THE ESSENCE OF SOUTHERN OREGON UNIVERSITY’S LIBERAL ARTS EDUCATION PHILOSOPHY IS A GATEWAY TO RESPONSIBLE CITIZENSHIP IN THE WORLD COMMUNITY. I WANT THIS PROJECT TO REFLECT, VISUALLY, OUR CONNECTEDNESS INTO THE WHOLE WORLD.

AFTER VISITING THE UNIVERSITY CAMPUS AND MEETING WITH FACULTY AND STUDENTS I REALIZED HOW RICH IN DIVERSITY THE UNIVERSITY IS. THROUGH THESE PAINTINGS I SEEK TO MIRROR OUR CONNECTION TO THE WHOLE WORLD BY PROVIDING A VISUAL GATEWAY INTO OTHER CULTURES UNDERLINING HOW WE ARE CONNECTED THOUGH MUTUAL HUMAN NEED AND DESIRE.

THE STEVENSON UNION IS A PLACE WHERE PEOPLE COME TOGETHER FOR A VARIETY OF REASONS. IT IS A CENTER FOR STUDENT LIFE AND ACTIVITIES AND OFFERS NOURISHMENT, FOOD FOR THE MIND AND SPIRIT. AS I THOUGHT ABOUT WHAT REPLENISHES OUR BODIES AND SPIRITS, COUPLED WITH KEYWORDS FOR THIS PROJECT AND THE MISSION STATEMENT OF THE UNIVERSITY THE PAINTINGS CAME ALIVE.

"Balancing"

“Connecting”
Stevenson Union
Southern Oregon University
Ashland, OR

oil on wood
5’ x 4’
2006

THE FIRST SYMBOL THAT COMES TO MY MIND WHEN THINKING OF ASHLAND IS GATEWAY. THE ESSENCE OF SOUTHERN OREGON UNIVERSITY’S LIBERAL ARTS EDUCATION PHILOSOPHY IS A GATEWAY TO RESPONSIBLE CITIZENSHIP IN THE WORLD COMMUNITY. I WANT THIS PROJECT TO REFLECT, VISUALLY, OUR CONNECTEDNESS INTO THE WHOLE WORLD.

AFTER VISITING THE UNIVERSITY CAMPUS AND MEETING WITH FACULTY AND STUDENTS I REALIZED HOW RICH IN DIVERSITY THE UNIVERSITY IS. THROUGH THESE PAINTINGS I SEEK TO MIRROR OUR CONNECTION TO THE WHOLE WORLD BY PROVIDING A VISUAL GATEWAY INTO OTHER CULTURES UNDERLINING HOW WE ARE CONNECTED THOUGH MUTUAL HUMAN NEED AND DESIRE.

THE STEVENSON UNION IS A PLACE WHERE PEOPLE COME TOGETHER FOR A VARIETY OF REASONS. IT IS A CENTER FOR STUDENT LIFE AND ACTIVITIES AND OFFERS NOURISHMENT, FOOD FOR THE MIND AND SPIRIT. AS I THOUGHT ABOUT WHAT REPLENISHES OUR BODIES AND SPIRITS, COUPLED WITH KEYWORDS FOR THIS PROJECT AND THE MISSION STATEMENT OF THE UNIVERSITY THE PAINTINGS CAME ALIVE.

"Stewardship"

“Connecting”
Stevenson Union
Southern Oregon University
Ashland, OR

oil on wood
5’ x 4’
2006

THE FIRST SYMBOL THAT COMES TO MY MIND WHEN THINKING OF ASHLAND IS GATEWAY. THE ESSENCE OF SOUTHERN OREGON UNIVERSITY’S LIBERAL ARTS EDUCATION PHILOSOPHY IS A GATEWAY TO RESPONSIBLE CITIZENSHIP IN THE WORLD COMMUNITY. I WANT THIS PROJECT TO REFLECT, VISUALLY, OUR CONNECTEDNESS INTO THE WHOLE WORLD.

AFTER VISITING THE UNIVERSITY CAMPUS AND MEETING WITH FACULTY AND STUDENTS I REALIZED HOW RICH IN DIVERSITY THE UNIVERSITY IS. THROUGH THESE PAINTINGS I SEEK TO MIRROR OUR CONNECTION TO THE WHOLE WORLD BY PROVIDING A VISUAL GATEWAY INTO OTHER CULTURES UNDERLINING HOW WE ARE CONNECTED THOUGH MUTUAL HUMAN NEED AND DESIRE.

THE STEVENSON UNION IS A PLACE WHERE PEOPLE COME TOGETHER FOR A VARIETY OF REASONS. IT IS A CENTER FOR STUDENT LIFE AND ACTIVITIES AND OFFERS NOURISHMENT, FOOD FOR THE MIND AND SPIRIT. AS I THOUGHT ABOUT WHAT REPLENISHES OUR BODIES AND SPIRITS, COUPLED WITH KEYWORDS FOR THIS PROJECT AND THE MISSION STATEMENT OF THE UNIVERSITY THE PAINTINGS CAME ALIVE.

“Linked”

“Connecting”
Stevenson Union
Southern Oregon University
Ashland, OR

oil on wood
5’ x 4’
2006

THE FIRST SYMBOL THAT COMES TO MY MIND WHEN THINKING OF ASHLAND IS GATEWAY. THE ESSENCE OF SOUTHERN OREGON UNIVERSITY’S LIBERAL ARTS EDUCATION PHILOSOPHY IS A GATEWAY TO RESPONSIBLE CITIZENSHIP IN THE WORLD COMMUNITY. I WANT THIS PROJECT TO REFLECT, VISUALLY, OUR CONNECTEDNESS INTO THE WHOLE WORLD.

AFTER VISITING THE UNIVERSITY CAMPUS AND MEETING WITH FACULTY AND STUDENTS I REALIZED HOW RICH IN DIVERSITY THE UNIVERSITY IS. THROUGH THESE PAINTINGS I SEEK TO MIRROR OUR CONNECTION TO THE WHOLE WORLD BY PROVIDING A VISUAL GATEWAY INTO OTHER CULTURES UNDERLINING HOW WE ARE CONNECTED THOUGH MUTUAL HUMAN NEED AND DESIRE.

THE STEVENSON UNION IS A PLACE WHERE PEOPLE COME TOGETHER FOR A VARIETY OF REASONS. IT IS A CENTER FOR STUDENT LIFE AND ACTIVITIES AND OFFERS NOURISHMENT, FOOD FOR THE MIND AND SPIRIT. AS I THOUGHT ABOUT WHAT REPLENISHES OUR BODIES AND SPIRITS, COUPLED WITH KEYWORDS FOR THIS PROJECT AND THE MISSION STATEMENT OF THE UNIVERSITY THE PAINTINGS CAME ALIVE.

"Sense of Place"

“Connecting”
Stevenson Union
Southern Oregon University
Ashland, OR

oil on wood
5’ x 4’
2006

THE FIRST SYMBOL THAT COMES TO MY MIND WHEN THINKING OF ASHLAND IS GATEWAY. THE ESSENCE OF SOUTHERN OREGON UNIVERSITY’S LIBERAL ARTS EDUCATION PHILOSOPHY IS A GATEWAY TO RESPONSIBLE CITIZENSHIP IN THE WORLD COMMUNITY. I WANT THIS PROJECT TO REFLECT, VISUALLY, OUR CONNECTEDNESS INTO THE WHOLE WORLD.

AFTER VISITING THE UNIVERSITY CAMPUS AND MEETING WITH FACULTY AND STUDENTS I REALIZED HOW RICH IN DIVERSITY THE UNIVERSITY IS. THROUGH THESE PAINTINGS I SEEK TO MIRROR OUR CONNECTION TO THE WHOLE WORLD BY PROVIDING A VISUAL GATEWAY INTO OTHER CULTURES UNDERLINING HOW WE ARE CONNECTED THOUGH MUTUAL HUMAN NEED AND DESIRE.

THE STEVENSON UNION IS A PLACE WHERE PEOPLE COME TOGETHER FOR A VARIETY OF REASONS. IT IS A CENTER FOR STUDENT LIFE AND ACTIVITIES AND OFFERS NOURISHMENT, FOOD FOR THE MIND AND SPIRIT. AS I THOUGHT ABOUT WHAT REPLENISHES OUR BODIES AND SPIRITS, COUPLED WITH KEYWORDS FOR THIS PROJECT AND THE MISSION STATEMENT OF THE UNIVERSITY THE PAINTINGS CAME ALIVE.

“Where Knowledge Flows, Dreams Grow" (spring)

Outlook Elementary School
Sunnyside, WA
In partnership with Washington State Arts Commission

4’ x 5”
oil on wood
2007

THE MURAL UNFOLDS IN FOUR PARTS, FROM LEFT TO RIGHT BEGINNING WITH AN AUTUMN SCENE AND PROGRESSING TO WINTER, SPRING AND SUMMER.

WITH EACH PANEL, OUR CONNECTION TO THE EARTH, THE ENVIRONMENT, AND STEWARDSHIP OF THE NATURAL WORLD IS STRESSED. PHYSICAL FITNESS, PLAYING OUTSIDE, EXPLORING THE WORLD AROUND US ARE UNDERLYING THEMES. SINCE WE DO NOT EXIST IN A BUBBLE OUR CONNECTION TO OTHERS, TOLERANCE OF THOSE DIFFERENT FROM OURSELVES IS OUR LINK TO THE WORLD WE LIVE IN. INQUIRY, CURIOSITY AND A SENSE OF WONDER ARE FUNDAMENTAL LEARNING TOOLS EXPRESSED VISUALLY THROUGHOUT THIS PAINTING, AS ARE FLIGHTS OF FANCY, DREAMING BIG AND REALIZING DREAMS THROUGH LEARNING.

"Where Knowledge Flows, Dreams Grow," (summer)

Outlook Elementary School
Sunnyside, WA
In partnership with Washington State Arts Commission

4’ x 5”
oil on wood
2007

THE MURAL UNFOLDS IN FOUR PARTS, FROM LEFT TO RIGHT BEGINNING WITH AN AUTUMN SCENE AND PROGRESSING TO WINTER, SPRING AND SUMMER.

WITH EACH PANEL, OUR CONNECTION TO THE EARTH, THE ENVIRONMENT, AND STEWARDSHIP OF THE NATURAL WORLD IS STRESSED. PHYSICAL FITNESS, PLAYING OUTSIDE, EXPLORING THE WORLD AROUND US ARE UNDERLYING THEMES. SINCE WE DO NOT EXIST IN A BUBBLE OUR CONNECTION TO OTHERS, TOLERANCE OF THOSE DIFFERENT FROM OURSELVES IS OUR LINK TO THE WORLD WE LIVE IN. INQUIRY, CURIOSITY AND A SENSE OF WONDER ARE FUNDAMENTAL LEARNING TOOLS EXPRESSED VISUALLY THROUGHOUT THIS PAINTING, AS ARE FLIGHTS OF FANCY, DREAMING BIG AND REALIZING DREAMS THROUGH LEARNING.

"Where Knowledge Flows, Dreams Grow" (fall)

Outlook Elementary School
Sunnyside, WA
In partnership with Washington State Arts Commission

4’ x 5”
oil on wood
2007

THE MURAL UNFOLDS IN FOUR PARTS, FROM LEFT TO RIGHT BEGINNING WITH AN AUTUMN SCENE AND PROGRESSING TO WINTER, SPRING AND SUMMER.

WITH EACH PANEL, OUR CONNECTION TO THE EARTH, THE ENVIRONMENT, AND STEWARDSHIP OF THE NATURAL WORLD IS STRESSED. PHYSICAL FITNESS, PLAYING OUTSIDE, EXPLORING THE WORLD AROUND US ARE UNDERLYING THEMES. SINCE WE DO NOT EXIST IN A BUBBLE OUR CONNECTION TO OTHERS, TOLERANCE OF THOSE DIFFERENT FROM OURSELVES IS OUR LINK TO THE WORLD WE LIVE IN. INQUIRY, CURIOSITY AND A SENSE OF WONDER ARE FUNDAMENTAL LEARNING TOOLS EXPRESSED VISUALLY THROUGHOUT THIS PAINTING, AS ARE FLIGHTS OF FANCY, DREAMING BIG AND REALIZING DREAMS THROUGH LEARNING.

"When Knowledge Flows, Dreams Grow" (winter)

Outlook Elementary School
Sunnyside, WA
In partnership with Washington State Arts Commission

4’ x 5”
oil on wood
2007

THE MURAL UNFOLDS IN FOUR PARTS, FROM LEFT TO RIGHT BEGINNING WITH AN AUTUMN SCENE AND PROGRESSING TO WINTER, SPRING AND SUMMER.

WITH EACH PANEL, OUR CONNECTION TO THE EARTH, THE ENVIRONMENT, AND STEWARDSHIP OF THE NATURAL WORLD IS STRESSED. PHYSICAL FITNESS, PLAYING OUTSIDE, EXPLORING THE WORLD AROUND US ARE UNDERLYING THEMES. SINCE WE DO NOT EXIST IN A BUBBLE OUR CONNECTION TO OTHERS, TOLERANCE OF THOSE DIFFERENT FROM OURSELVES IS OUR LINK TO THE WORLD WE LIVE IN. INQUIRY, CURIOSITY AND A SENSE OF WONDER ARE FUNDAMENTAL LEARNING TOOLS EXPRESSED VISUALLY THROUGHOUT THIS PAINTING, AS ARE FLIGHTS OF FANCY, DREAMING BIG AND REALIZING DREAMS THROUGH LEARNING.

"Search for Knowledge" (summer, autumn)

James F. Miller Library
Catlin Gable School
Portland, OR

2004
5’ X 10’
oil on wood

ARTWORK EXPLORES SYMBOLICALLY, USING THE FOUR SEASONS, THE MYRID OF LEARNING EXPERIENCES WHICH TRANSPORT ONE IN THE PURSUIT OF KNOWLEDGE.

"Search for Knowledge" (winter, spring)

James F. Miller Library
Catlin Gable School
Portland, OR

2004
5’ X 10’
oil on wood

ARTWORK EXPLORES SYMBOLICALLY, USING THE FOUR SEASONS, THE MYRID OF LEARNING EXPERIENCES WHICH TRANSPORT ONE IN THE PURSUIT OF KNOWLEDGE.

"Search for Knowledge" (installation view)

James F. Miller Library
Catlin Gable School
Portland, OR

ARTWORK EXPLORES SYMBOLICALLY, USING THE FOUR SEASONS, THE MYRID OF LEARNING EXPERIENCES WHICH TRANSPORT ONE IN THE PURSUIT OF KNOWLEDGE.

"Firestation 2"

Portland Fire and Rescue/RACC
IntersectionsArtist-in-Residence Project

4’ X 3’
oil on wood
2005

I SPENT ONE YEAR IN RESIDENCE WITH PORTLAND FIRE AND RESCUE THROUGH THE REGIONAL ARTS AND CULTURAL COUNCIL INTERSECTIONS PROGRAM, WHICH BRINGS DIVERSE PROFESSIONS WITHIN OUR COMMUNITY TOGETHER TO FOSTER UNDERSTANDING AND TOLERANCE. I PRODUCED ARTWORK FOR 6 FIRE STATIONS BASED ON MY RIDE-ALONG EXPERIENCE ENCOMPASSING HUNDREDS OF HOURS IN THE COMPANY OF FIRE FIGHTERS. THE WORK REFLECTED THE HISTORY OF THE FIRE DEPARTMENT; THE DIVERSE RESPONSIBILITIES INCURRED BY THE 911 CALLS AND THE FLAVOR OF THE NEIGHBORHOOD WHERE THE FIRE STATION IS LOCATED AND THE RICH CHARACTER OF THE FIRE FIGHTERS

"Firestation 11"

Portland Fire and Rescue/RACC
IntersectionsArtist-in-Residence Project

4’ X 3’
oil on wood
2005

I SPENT ONE YEAR IN RESIDENCE WITH PORTLAND FIRE AND RESCUE THROUGH THE REGIONAL ARTS AND CULTURAL COUNCIL INTERSECTIONS PROGRAM, WHICH BRINGS DIVERSE PROFESSIONS WITHIN OUR COMMUNITY TOGETHER TO FOSTER UNDERSTANDING AND TOLERANCE. I PRODUCED ARTWORK FOR 6 FIRE STATIONS BASED ON MY RIDE-ALONG EXPERIENCE ENCOMPASSING HUNDREDS OF HOURS IN THE COMPANY OF FIRE FIGHTERS. THE WORK REFLECTED THE HISTORY OF THE FIRE DEPARTMENT; THE DIVERSE RESPONSIBILITIES INCURRED BY THE 911 CALLS AND THE FLAVOR OF THE NEIGHBORHOOD WHERE THE FIRE STATION IS LOCATED AND THE RICH CHARACTER OF THE FIRE FIGHTERS

"Firestation 41"

Portland Fire and Rescue/RACC
IntersectionsArtist-in-Residence Project

4’ X 3’
oil on wood
2005

I SPENT ONE YEAR IN RESIDENCE WITH PORTLAND FIRE AND RESCUE THROUGH THE REGIONAL ARTS AND CULTURAL COUNCIL INTERSECTIONS PROGRAM, WHICH BRINGS DIVERSE PROFESSIONS WITHIN OUR COMMUNITY TOGETHER TO FOSTER UNDERSTANDING AND TOLERANCE. I PRODUCED ARTWORK FOR 6 FIRE STATIONS BASED ON MY RIDE-ALONG EXPERIENCE ENCOMPASSING HUNDREDS OF HOURS IN THE COMPANY OF FIRE FIGHTERS. THE WORK REFLECTED THE HISTORY OF THE FIRE DEPARTMENT; THE DIVERSE RESPONSIBILITIES INCURRED BY THE 911 CALLS AND THE FLAVOR OF THE NEIGHBORHOOD WHERE THE FIRE STATION IS LOCATED AND THE RICH CHARACTER OF THE FIRE FIGHTERS

"Firestation 19"

Portland Fire and Rescue/RACC
IntersectionsArtist-in-Residence Project

4’ X 3’
oil on wood
2005

I SPENT ONE YEAR IN RESIDENCE WITH PORTLAND FIRE AND RESCUE THROUGH THE REGIONAL ARTS AND CULTURAL COUNCIL INTERSECTIONS PROGRAM, WHICH BRINGS DIVERSE PROFESSIONS WITHIN OUR COMMUNITY TOGETHER TO FOSTER UNDERSTANDING AND TOLERANCE. I PRODUCED ARTWORK FOR 6 FIRE STATIONS BASED ON MY RIDE-ALONG EXPERIENCE ENCOMPASSING HUNDREDS OF HOURS IN THE COMPANY OF FIRE FIGHTERS. THE WORK REFLECTED THE HISTORY OF THE FIRE DEPARTMENT; THE DIVERSE RESPONSIBILITIES INCURRED BY THE 911 CALLS AND THE FLAVOR OF THE NEIGHBORHOOD WHERE THE FIRE STATION IS LOCATED AND THE RICH CHARACTER OF THE FIRE FIGHTERS

"Firestation 42"

Portland Fire and Rescue/RACC
IntersectionsArtist-in-Residence Project

4’ X 3’
oil on wood
2005

I SPENT ONE YEAR IN RESIDENCE WITH PORTLAND FIRE AND RESCUE THROUGH THE REGIONAL ARTS AND CULTURAL COUNCIL INTERSECTIONS PROGRAM, WHICH BRINGS DIVERSE PROFESSIONS WITHIN OUR COMMUNITY TOGETHER TO FOSTER UNDERSTANDING AND TOLERANCE. I PRODUCED ARTWORK FOR 6 FIRE STATIONS BASED ON MY RIDE-ALONG EXPERIENCE ENCOMPASSING HUNDREDS OF HOURS IN THE COMPANY OF FIRE FIGHTERS. THE WORK REFLECTED THE HISTORY OF THE FIRE DEPARTMENT; THE DIVERSE RESPONSIBILITIES INCURRED BY THE 911 CALLS AND THE FLAVOR OF THE NEIGHBORHOOD WHERE THE FIRE STATION IS LOCATED AND THE RICH CHARACTER OF THE FIRE FIGHTERS

"Firestation 43"

Portland Fire and Rescue/RACC
IntersectionsArtist-in-Residence Project

4’ X 3’
oil on wood
2005

I SPENT ONE YEAR IN RESIDENCE WITH PORTLAND FIRE AND RESCUE THROUGH THE REGIONAL ARTS AND CULTURAL COUNCIL INTERSECTIONS PROGRAM, WHICH BRINGS DIVERSE PROFESSIONS WITHIN OUR COMMUNITY TOGETHER TO FOSTER UNDERSTANDING AND TOLERANCE. I PRODUCED ARTWORK FOR 6 FIRE STATIONS BASED ON MY RIDE-ALONG EXPERIENCE ENCOMPASSING HUNDREDS OF HOURS IN THE COMPANY OF FIRE FIGHTERS. THE WORK REFLECTED THE HISTORY OF THE FIRE DEPARTMENT; THE DIVERSE RESPONSIBILITIES INCURRED BY THE 911 CALLS AND THE FLAVOR OF THE NEIGHBORHOOD WHERE THE FIRE STATION IS LOCATED AND THE RICH CHARACTER OF THE FIRE FIGHTERS

"New Friends, Two Eves"

Oregon Health + Sciences University
Portland, Oregon

Oil on Wood
84” x 96”
1999

TWO WOMEN FROM DIFFERENT CULTURES, DIFFERENT WORLDS BECOME FRIENDS THROUGH THEIR MUTUAL DESIRE TO EMBRACE ELEMENTS COMMON IN BOTH CULTURES SUCH AS LOVE OF FAMILY AND NATURE. THEY ARE SURROUNDED BY SYMBOLS FROM THEIR CULTURES.

"Bountiful Harvest"

Oregon Food Bank
Portland, OR

2001
8’ X 16”
oil on wood

DEPICTS THE BEAUTY AND BOUNTY AND STRENGTH OF OUR STATE THROUGH Its DIVERSITY BOTH HUMAN AND GEOGRAPHIC.

My Community is my Family, Part A

Multnomah County Juvenile Justice Complex
Portland, OR

1999
48 inches in diameter
oil on wood

THIS WORK IS MEANT TO COMFORT AND UPLIFT THE SPIRITS OF THE FAMILIES WHO MUST COME HERE, EXTENDING THE SENSE OF FAMILY BEYOND THE NUCLEAR FAMILY TO INCLUDE OUR PLACE IN THE COMMUNITY

"My Community is My Family," Part B

Multnomah County Juvenile Justice Complex
Portland, OR

1999
8’ X 16’
oil on wood

THIS WORK, INSTALLED IN THE WAITING AREA FOR THE FAMILY COURT IS MEANT TO COMFORT AND UPLIFT THE SPIRITS OF THE FAMILIES WHO MUST COME HERE, EXTENDING THE SENSE OF FAMILY BEYOND THE NUCLEAR FAMILY TO INCLUDE OUR PLACE IN THE COMMUNITY.

Alphabet City, A-Q

Collaboration with Gregory Grenon:

1995
12’ X 162’
latex on plywood

THE ARTWORK ENGAGES VIEWERS OF EVERY AGE USING PLAYFUL IMAGERY AND TEXT TO WEAVE TOGETHER A NARRATIVE INVOLVING DISPARATE OBJECTS AND CHARACTERS, DISTRACTING THE VIEWER FROM THE MASSIVE CONSTRUCTION SITE ON THE OTHER SIDE.

Alphabet City, R-Z

Collaboration with Gregory Grenon

1995
12’ X 162’
latex on plywood
THE ARTWORK ENGAGES VIEWERS OF EVERY AGE USING PLAYFUL IMAGERY AND TEXT TO WEAVE TOGETHER A NARRATIVE INVOLVING DISPARATE OBJECTS AND CHARACTERS, DISTRACTING THE VIEWERFROM THE MASSIVE CONSTRUCTION SITE ON THE OTHER SIDE

"Community Gathering"

City of Vancouver, WA “
Summer Of Murals” program
South wall, Grocery Outlet building
North 4th plain, Vancouver, WA

15 x 28 feet
2019

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