Still at Rest

42 in. x 56 in.
Oil and pumice on canvas
2001
(from the Reverie)

Each painting in the Reverie series presents a single sleeping character. The paintings are an examination of stillness and reflection. Without the model's opposing gaze I am at liberty to observe without apology. They project a passionate nostalgia for absolute contentment that alternates from simple sensual enjoyment of rest in the full colour paintings to something approaching morbidity in the larger than life, grisaille (monochromatic) paintings.
RETURN