This is one is for the Birds. May they take flight, carrying off the hardship and grief for those who have suffered this year and usher in some magic and positive thinking for this new year that is beginning.
Night Owl 20 inches by 20 inches
Red, Red Robin 12 inches by 12 inches ( SOLD)
Black Gull 12 inches by 12 inches
The ephemera: original vintage maps, moon charts, star charts, papers and marine charts.
A series of scientific crows, calibrating their instruments for experimental investigations.
The ephemera: original document 1839; original french receipt 1916; original receipt 1918; crow photography; original pharmacy label; illustrations of columns, table of the elements; vintage mechanical l drawing; ink bottle illustration.
The found objects: vintage watch parts, antique typewriter parts; antique pen nibs, vintage pewter heart pendant, vintage game piece; vintage automotive light, vintage globe hardware; antique nails; vintage stopwatch faces.
Double-sided mini collages, with urban crows on one side and owls in nature on the other. These are on display at Portals Gallery in Duncan, BC., until Dec. 18.
The ephemera: original city plans from 1944 atlas; original documents from 19th and early 20th centuries, original vintage stamps, various old photos of nature and town, natural history illustrations of birds.