The Early Years


My 1970's

My first oil painting - 1972 - 15 years old. I painted this listening to Yes & Pink Floyd - still my favorite two bands. Earth sits on the top right of the painting as a bystander in a white sky while the evolution of the universe takes place. An arch of sorts has a tendril reaching back in time through an endless tunnel of classical design - well, it was the 70's & I was 15. Recently rescued from my mother's attic and in need of a good cleaning & touch up, I still enjoy this painting, now 45 years old. Clearly, I did not care much about mixing colors - I remember being very excited by my imagination and the creation of this piece. 

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