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study of Piero della Francesca's Annunciation in Arezzo

Annunciation Master Studies

By Art and Faith, Painting, Virgin Mary

The Annunciation has been one of my favorite images for many years. My paintings seek to create modern interpretations of Mary. In preparation for this endeavor I took on a studio exercise creating small studies of famous Annunciation images. These Annunciation master studies are a study of art history as well as a meditation.

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gold mixed media painting contemporary icon

Contemporary Icons: Gold Silhouettes

By Painting, Virgin Mary, Figures, Art and Faith

My newest series of Gold Silhouette paintings are meant to be contemporary icons, modern interpretations of traditional icons. Whether architecture or figure, even landscape, my work has always centered on a theme of convergence between heaven and earth. Similarly, these new mixed media pieces juxtapose the expressive minimalist quality of my figure drawings with the other-worldly materials of metal leaf and paint inspired by iconography.

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