I paint the objects left on my father’s desk after his death. Each object becomes a mediation on memory and on how we process grief at its daily level.  Dead Dad Desk Paintings, acrylic on canvas over board, 16 x 22-1/4 inches, 2017/2018.   How to Tell the Truth and Painting , Inman Gallery, 2018.

I paint the objects left on my father’s desk after his death. Each object becomes a mediation on memory and on how we process grief at its daily level.

Dead Dad Desk Paintings, acrylic on canvas over board, 16 x 22-1/4 inches, 2017/2018.

How to Tell the Truth and Painting, Inman Gallery, 2018.

 Things have an aliveness because of the love you have for the person who loved the object before you.  Dead Dad Desk Paintings, acrylic on canvas over board, 16 x 22-1/4 inches, 2017/2018.   How to Tell the Truth and Painting , Inman Gallery, 2018.

Things have an aliveness because of the love you have for the person who loved the object before you.

Dead Dad Desk Paintings, acrylic on canvas over board, 16 x 22-1/4 inches, 2017/2018.

How to Tell the Truth and Painting, Inman Gallery, 2018.

 Necktie, acrylic on canvas over board, 16 x 22-1/4 inches, 2017.   How to Tell the Truth and Painting , Inman Gallery, 2018.

Necktie, acrylic on canvas over board, 16 x 22-1/4 inches, 2017.

How to Tell the Truth and Painting, Inman Gallery, 2018.

 Tape Dispenser, acrylic on canvas over board, 16 x 22-1/4 inches, 2017.   How to Tell the Truth and Painting , Inman Gallery, 2018.

Tape Dispenser, acrylic on canvas over board, 16 x 22-1/4 inches, 2017.

How to Tell the Truth and Painting, Inman Gallery, 2018.

 Coaster, acrylic on canvas over board, 16 x 22-1/4 inches, 2018.   How to Tell the Truth and Painting , Inman Gallery, 2018.

Coaster, acrylic on canvas over board, 16 x 22-1/4 inches, 2018.

How to Tell the Truth and Painting, Inman Gallery, 2018.

 Paperweight, acrylic on canvas over board, 16 x 22-1/4 inches, 2018.   How to Tell the Truth and Painting , Inman Gallery, 2018.

Paperweight, acrylic on canvas over board, 16 x 22-1/4 inches, 2018.

How to Tell the Truth and Painting, Inman Gallery, 2018.

 Cigarette Holder, acrylic on canvas over board, 16 x 22-1/4 inches, 2017.   How to Tell the Truth and Painting , Inman Gallery, 2018.

Cigarette Holder, acrylic on canvas over board, 16 x 22-1/4 inches, 2017.

How to Tell the Truth and Painting, Inman Gallery, 2018.

 Shard, acrylic on canvas over board, 16 x 22-1/4 inches, 2018.   How to Tell the Truth and Painting , Inman Gallery, 2018.

Shard, acrylic on canvas over board, 16 x 22-1/4 inches, 2018.

How to Tell the Truth and Painting, Inman Gallery, 2018.

 Cigarette Case, acrylic on canvas over board, 16 x 22-1/4 inches, 2018.   How to Tell the Truth and Painting , Inman Gallery, 2018.

Cigarette Case, acrylic on canvas over board, 16 x 22-1/4 inches, 2018.

How to Tell the Truth and Painting, Inman Gallery, 2018.

 Desk Lamp, acrylic on canvas over board, 16 x 22-1/4 inches, 2017.   How to Tell the Truth and Painting , Inman Gallery, 2018.

Desk Lamp, acrylic on canvas over board, 16 x 22-1/4 inches, 2017.

How to Tell the Truth and Painting, Inman Gallery, 2018.

 Scissors, acrylic on canvas over board, 16 x 22-1/4 inches, 2017.   How to Tell the Truth and Painting , Inman Gallery, 2018.

Scissors, acrylic on canvas over board, 16 x 22-1/4 inches, 2017.

How to Tell the Truth and Painting, Inman Gallery, 2018.

 Pen Holder, acrylic on canvas over board, 16 x 22-1/4 inches, 2017.   How to Tell the Truth and Painting , Inman Gallery, 2018.

Pen Holder, acrylic on canvas over board, 16 x 22-1/4 inches, 2017.

How to Tell the Truth and Painting, Inman Gallery, 2018.

 Notebook, acrylic on canvas over board, 16 x 22-1/4 inches, 2017.   How to Tell the Truth and Painting , Inman Gallery, 2018.

Notebook, acrylic on canvas over board, 16 x 22-1/4 inches, 2017.

How to Tell the Truth and Painting, Inman Gallery, 2018.

 Green Crystal, acrylic on canvas over board, 16 x 22-1/4 inches, 2018.   How to Tell the Truth and Painting , Inman Gallery, 2018.

Green Crystal, acrylic on canvas over board, 16 x 22-1/4 inches, 2018.

How to Tell the Truth and Painting, Inman Gallery, 2018.

 Pointer Pen, acrylic on canvas over board, 16 x 22-1/4 inches, 2017.   How to Tell the Truth and Painting , Inman Gallery, 2018.

Pointer Pen, acrylic on canvas over board, 16 x 22-1/4 inches, 2017.

How to Tell the Truth and Painting, Inman Gallery, 2018.

 Calendar, acrylic on canvas over board, 16 x 22-1/4 inches, 2017.   How to Tell the Truth and Painting , Inman Gallery, 2018.

Calendar, acrylic on canvas over board, 16 x 22-1/4 inches, 2017.

How to Tell the Truth and Painting, Inman Gallery, 2018.

 Magnifying Glass, acrylic on canvas over board, 16 x 22-1/4 inches, 2018.   How to Tell the Truth and Painting , Inman Gallery, 2018.

Magnifying Glass, acrylic on canvas over board, 16 x 22-1/4 inches, 2018.

How to Tell the Truth and Painting, Inman Gallery, 2018.

 Letter Opener, acrylic on canvas over board, 16 x 22-1/4 inches, 2017.   How to Tell the Truth and Painting , Inman Gallery, 2018.

Letter Opener, acrylic on canvas over board, 16 x 22-1/4 inches, 2017.

How to Tell the Truth and Painting, Inman Gallery, 2018.

 Letter Rack, acrylic on canvas over board, 16 x 22-1/4 inches, 2017.   How to Tell the Truth and Painting , Inman Gallery, 2018.

Letter Rack, acrylic on canvas over board, 16 x 22-1/4 inches, 2017.

How to Tell the Truth and Painting, Inman Gallery, 2018.

 Flint, acrylic on canvas over board, 16 x 22-1/4 inches, 2017.   How to Tell the Truth and Painting , Inman Gallery, 2018.

Flint, acrylic on canvas over board, 16 x 22-1/4 inches, 2017.

How to Tell the Truth and Painting, Inman Gallery, 2018.

 Telephone, acrylic on canvas over board, 16 x 22-1/4 inches, 2017.   How to Tell the Truth and Painting , Inman Gallery, 2018.

Telephone, acrylic on canvas over board, 16 x 22-1/4 inches, 2017.

How to Tell the Truth and Painting, Inman Gallery, 2018.

 Bookend, acrylic on canvas over board, 16 x 22-1/4 inches, 2017.   How to Tell the Truth and Painting , Inman Gallery, 2018.

Bookend, acrylic on canvas over board, 16 x 22-1/4 inches, 2017.

How to Tell the Truth and Painting, Inman Gallery, 2018.

 Round Stone, acrylic on canvas over board, 16 x 22-1/4 inches, 2017.   How to Tell the Truth and Painting , Inman Gallery, 2018.

Round Stone, acrylic on canvas over board, 16 x 22-1/4 inches, 2017.

How to Tell the Truth and Painting, Inman Gallery, 2018.

 Owl, acrylic on canvas over board, 18 x 13 5/8 inches, 2018.   How to Tell the Truth and Painting , Inman Gallery, 2018.

Owl, acrylic on canvas over board, 18 x 13 5/8 inches, 2018.

How to Tell the Truth and Painting, Inman Gallery, 2018.

 Stele, acrylic on canvas over board, 45 x 29 inches, 2018.   How to Tell the Truth and Painting , Inman Gallery, 2018.

Stele, acrylic on canvas over board, 45 x 29 inches, 2018.

How to Tell the Truth and Painting, Inman Gallery, 2018.

 I paint the objects left on my father’s desk after his death. Each object becomes a mediation on memory and on how we process grief at its daily level.  Dead Dad Desk Paintings, acrylic on canvas over board, 16 x 22-1/4 inches, 2017/2018.   How to Tell the Truth and Painting , Inman Gallery, 2018.
 Things have an aliveness because of the love you have for the person who loved the object before you.  Dead Dad Desk Paintings, acrylic on canvas over board, 16 x 22-1/4 inches, 2017/2018.   How to Tell the Truth and Painting , Inman Gallery, 2018.
 Necktie, acrylic on canvas over board, 16 x 22-1/4 inches, 2017.   How to Tell the Truth and Painting , Inman Gallery, 2018.
 Tape Dispenser, acrylic on canvas over board, 16 x 22-1/4 inches, 2017.   How to Tell the Truth and Painting , Inman Gallery, 2018.
 Coaster, acrylic on canvas over board, 16 x 22-1/4 inches, 2018.   How to Tell the Truth and Painting , Inman Gallery, 2018.
 Paperweight, acrylic on canvas over board, 16 x 22-1/4 inches, 2018.   How to Tell the Truth and Painting , Inman Gallery, 2018.
 Cigarette Holder, acrylic on canvas over board, 16 x 22-1/4 inches, 2017.   How to Tell the Truth and Painting , Inman Gallery, 2018.
 Shard, acrylic on canvas over board, 16 x 22-1/4 inches, 2018.   How to Tell the Truth and Painting , Inman Gallery, 2018.
 Cigarette Case, acrylic on canvas over board, 16 x 22-1/4 inches, 2018.   How to Tell the Truth and Painting , Inman Gallery, 2018.
 Desk Lamp, acrylic on canvas over board, 16 x 22-1/4 inches, 2017.   How to Tell the Truth and Painting , Inman Gallery, 2018.
 Scissors, acrylic on canvas over board, 16 x 22-1/4 inches, 2017.   How to Tell the Truth and Painting , Inman Gallery, 2018.
 Pen Holder, acrylic on canvas over board, 16 x 22-1/4 inches, 2017.   How to Tell the Truth and Painting , Inman Gallery, 2018.
 Notebook, acrylic on canvas over board, 16 x 22-1/4 inches, 2017.   How to Tell the Truth and Painting , Inman Gallery, 2018.
 Green Crystal, acrylic on canvas over board, 16 x 22-1/4 inches, 2018.   How to Tell the Truth and Painting , Inman Gallery, 2018.
 Pointer Pen, acrylic on canvas over board, 16 x 22-1/4 inches, 2017.   How to Tell the Truth and Painting , Inman Gallery, 2018.
 Calendar, acrylic on canvas over board, 16 x 22-1/4 inches, 2017.   How to Tell the Truth and Painting , Inman Gallery, 2018.
 Magnifying Glass, acrylic on canvas over board, 16 x 22-1/4 inches, 2018.   How to Tell the Truth and Painting , Inman Gallery, 2018.
 Letter Opener, acrylic on canvas over board, 16 x 22-1/4 inches, 2017.   How to Tell the Truth and Painting , Inman Gallery, 2018.
 Letter Rack, acrylic on canvas over board, 16 x 22-1/4 inches, 2017.   How to Tell the Truth and Painting , Inman Gallery, 2018.
 Flint, acrylic on canvas over board, 16 x 22-1/4 inches, 2017.   How to Tell the Truth and Painting , Inman Gallery, 2018.
 Telephone, acrylic on canvas over board, 16 x 22-1/4 inches, 2017.   How to Tell the Truth and Painting , Inman Gallery, 2018.
 Bookend, acrylic on canvas over board, 16 x 22-1/4 inches, 2017.   How to Tell the Truth and Painting , Inman Gallery, 2018.
 Round Stone, acrylic on canvas over board, 16 x 22-1/4 inches, 2017.   How to Tell the Truth and Painting , Inman Gallery, 2018.
 Owl, acrylic on canvas over board, 18 x 13 5/8 inches, 2018.   How to Tell the Truth and Painting , Inman Gallery, 2018.
 Stele, acrylic on canvas over board, 45 x 29 inches, 2018.   How to Tell the Truth and Painting , Inman Gallery, 2018.

I paint the objects left on my father’s desk after his death. Each object becomes a mediation on memory and on how we process grief at its daily level.

Dead Dad Desk Paintings, acrylic on canvas over board, 16 x 22-1/4 inches, 2017/2018.

How to Tell the Truth and Painting, Inman Gallery, 2018.

Things have an aliveness because of the love you have for the person who loved the object before you.

Dead Dad Desk Paintings, acrylic on canvas over board, 16 x 22-1/4 inches, 2017/2018.

How to Tell the Truth and Painting, Inman Gallery, 2018.

Necktie, acrylic on canvas over board, 16 x 22-1/4 inches, 2017.

How to Tell the Truth and Painting, Inman Gallery, 2018.

Tape Dispenser, acrylic on canvas over board, 16 x 22-1/4 inches, 2017.

How to Tell the Truth and Painting, Inman Gallery, 2018.

Coaster, acrylic on canvas over board, 16 x 22-1/4 inches, 2018.

How to Tell the Truth and Painting, Inman Gallery, 2018.

Paperweight, acrylic on canvas over board, 16 x 22-1/4 inches, 2018.

How to Tell the Truth and Painting, Inman Gallery, 2018.

Cigarette Holder, acrylic on canvas over board, 16 x 22-1/4 inches, 2017.

How to Tell the Truth and Painting, Inman Gallery, 2018.

Shard, acrylic on canvas over board, 16 x 22-1/4 inches, 2018.

How to Tell the Truth and Painting, Inman Gallery, 2018.

Cigarette Case, acrylic on canvas over board, 16 x 22-1/4 inches, 2018.

How to Tell the Truth and Painting, Inman Gallery, 2018.

Desk Lamp, acrylic on canvas over board, 16 x 22-1/4 inches, 2017.

How to Tell the Truth and Painting, Inman Gallery, 2018.

Scissors, acrylic on canvas over board, 16 x 22-1/4 inches, 2017.

How to Tell the Truth and Painting, Inman Gallery, 2018.

Pen Holder, acrylic on canvas over board, 16 x 22-1/4 inches, 2017.

How to Tell the Truth and Painting, Inman Gallery, 2018.

Notebook, acrylic on canvas over board, 16 x 22-1/4 inches, 2017.

How to Tell the Truth and Painting, Inman Gallery, 2018.

Green Crystal, acrylic on canvas over board, 16 x 22-1/4 inches, 2018.

How to Tell the Truth and Painting, Inman Gallery, 2018.

Pointer Pen, acrylic on canvas over board, 16 x 22-1/4 inches, 2017.

How to Tell the Truth and Painting, Inman Gallery, 2018.

Calendar, acrylic on canvas over board, 16 x 22-1/4 inches, 2017.

How to Tell the Truth and Painting, Inman Gallery, 2018.

Magnifying Glass, acrylic on canvas over board, 16 x 22-1/4 inches, 2018.

How to Tell the Truth and Painting, Inman Gallery, 2018.

Letter Opener, acrylic on canvas over board, 16 x 22-1/4 inches, 2017.

How to Tell the Truth and Painting, Inman Gallery, 2018.

Letter Rack, acrylic on canvas over board, 16 x 22-1/4 inches, 2017.

How to Tell the Truth and Painting, Inman Gallery, 2018.

Flint, acrylic on canvas over board, 16 x 22-1/4 inches, 2017.

How to Tell the Truth and Painting, Inman Gallery, 2018.

Telephone, acrylic on canvas over board, 16 x 22-1/4 inches, 2017.

How to Tell the Truth and Painting, Inman Gallery, 2018.

Bookend, acrylic on canvas over board, 16 x 22-1/4 inches, 2017.

How to Tell the Truth and Painting, Inman Gallery, 2018.

Round Stone, acrylic on canvas over board, 16 x 22-1/4 inches, 2017.

How to Tell the Truth and Painting, Inman Gallery, 2018.

Owl, acrylic on canvas over board, 18 x 13 5/8 inches, 2018.

How to Tell the Truth and Painting, Inman Gallery, 2018.

Stele, acrylic on canvas over board, 45 x 29 inches, 2018.

How to Tell the Truth and Painting, Inman Gallery, 2018.

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