Exuberance Series / Available Paintings

a series of abstract paintings of my exuberance

About This Series
The title of this series announced itself in my head one day when I was looking at my painting, On Saturn's Edge, Exuberance. A mouthful of a title, to be sure, though the way the metallic leaf pieces formed in the wet paint did somewhat resemble the rocky outer rings of Saturn. It wasn't until later that I learned from Lyn Cowan's book, Portrait of the Blue Lady: The Character of Melancholy, about the ancient mythology of the Roman god Saturn and his association with melancholy, as well as the intimate relationship between exuberance and melancholy.
 
As I created more and more canvases with intense colors and metallic leaf, it struck me that the vibrance of the colors and the bright shininess of the metallics accurately expressed my experience of exuberance—that intoxicating feeling of unrestrained enthusiasm for life.

To view SOLD paintings from this series, please visit my Behance project.


Purchasing Paintings
Prices are listed under each image in US dollars and do not include tax, packing, shipping and insurance, or framing. 

My paintings are one-of-a-kind creations. I do not sell reproductions (prints) of my paintings. The prints I create are original digital works of art.

Please email for any questions, to purchase art, or to inquire about collaborative projects or commissioning works.




EMERGENCE
acrylic, pencil, metallic leaf, wax on canvas with painted edges
36in x 50in x 2in
2013




 
KEEP TRYING
oil, acrylic, charcoal, pencil, metallic leaf on canvas with painted edges
30in x 20in x 3in
2009

 


 
THE GOLD WILL OUT
oil, acrylic, charcoal, metallic leaf, mica flakes on canvas with painted edges
30in x 30in x 3in
2009




 
COME TOGETHER II
oil, metallic leaf on canvas with painted edges
20in x 20in x 3in
2008





HAPPY TOGETHER
oil, acrylic, metallic leaf, mica flakes on canvas with painted edges
20 x 10 x 3in + 20 x 10 x 3in
2009

 


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