Figurative Artists Statement

Idiopathic Condylar Resorption

oil on canvas 40" x 30" 2012

A portrait of Alexandra. White areas represent numbness related

to medical procedures for Idiopathic Condylar Resorption.

fine art figurative oil painting
fine art figurative oil painting

Idiopathic Condylar Resorption

(detail)

Carol

(study)

fine art figurative oil painting
fine art figurative oil painting
fine art figurative oil painting

 Carol Injecting Forteo oil on canvas 16 x 20 2018

Carol Injecting Forteo

(detail)

Joselyn Arranging Her Legs 

oil on canvas 48" x 70" 2012

Jocelyn is paralyzed from the chest down as a result of a T-5 spinal injury. She is the Annual Fund Director for Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital in Grand Rapids and the author of, "It Rained In the Desert." Collection of Grand Valley State University, Grand Rapids MI

fine art figurative oil painting
fine art figurative oil painting

The Appeal

The Appeal oil on canvas 50" x 36"  Collection of Appalachian State University, Boone, North Carolina

Marita During Chemo 

(study)

fine art figurative oil painting
fine art figurative oil painting
fine art landscape oil painting

Marita During Chemo oil on canvas 70" x48" 2011


Marita During Chemo

(detail)

Cadaver Bone

oil on canvas 

70 x 48 2005

fine art figurative oil painting
fine art figurative oil painting

Cadaver Bone

(detail)

Lindy 

(study)

fine art figurative oil painting
fine art figurative oil painting
fine art figurative oil painting

 Lindy Injecting Fertility Drug oil on canvas 70 x 48 2007

 Lindy Injecting Fertility Drug (detail)

fine art figurative oil painting

Lindy Nine Months Pregnant at the Kimbell Museum

oil on canvas 70" x 48" 2010

Lindy standing Inside Georges de La Tour's, The Cheat With the Ace of Clubs


Janet As American Industry Wounded (study)

fine art figurative oil painting
fine art figurative oil painting

Janet As American Industry Wounded

oil on canvas 70" x 48" 2008 

Janet wearing a theatrical latex wound and posing as Our Lady of the Sacred Heart

Renee

oil on canvas 

70 x 48 2007

fine art figurative oil painting
fine art figurative oil painting

The Coin and the Itch

oil on canvas 45 x 30 2002

A painting of Hannah after Interrupted Reading by Corot and Woman With A Fan by Picasso

Pegasus

oil on canvas 70 x 48 2007

Private Collection, Grand Rapids, Michigan

fine art figurative oil painting
fine art figurative oil painting

The Seduction Illustration by Fine Arts

oil on canvas 48 x 72 1992

The struggles of fine art and the applied arts to coexist in a shifting educational and professional landscape Private Collection, Santa Barbara, California

Fine Arts

oil on canvas 50"h x 72"w 1991

Private Collection Santa Fe, New Mexico

fine art figurative oil painting
fine art figurative oil painting

The Marriage (a brides loss of identity)

oil on canvas 50"h x 72"w 1993

Collection of Battle Creek Art Center, Battle Creek, Michigan

Six Sheep

oil on canvas

Sojourner Truth at ten, and the six

sheep she was sold with

Collection of the Sojourner Truth Institute,

Battle Creek, Michigan

fine art figurative oil painting
fine art figurative oil painting

Central Valley Storyteller

oil on canvas 50" x 72" 1997 

A moment where the relationship of three people is defined through the use of their eyes. The woman holding the book cannot read, because something is in her eyes. The other woman uses her eyes to find and remove the foreign object. The man wears glasses, but is not using them, because his eyes are closed


Endometriosis 

oil on canvas 40" x 30" 2001 

Collection of Cook DeVos Center For Health Sciences, Grand Valley State University, Grand Rapids, Michigan

fine art figurative oil painting
fine art figurative oil painting

The Separation

oil on canvas 50" x 72" 1995     

An allegory about the problems between two local arts organization.     


Fifty Years of Service 

oil on canvas 50" x 72" 1996

Commissioned for Fiftieth Anniversary of Catholic Social Service of West Michigan (now Catholic Charities)

fine art figurative oil painting
fine art figurative oil painting

The Garden

oil on canvas 7' x 15' 1997 

Mural for Lettinga Inpatient Cancer Care Center, Spectrum Health, Grand Rapids, Michigan

Tea Cup Dilemma

oil on canvas

A painting that ponders the oddity of making choices between almost identical objects.

Private Collection, Marshall, Michigan

fine art figurative oil painting
fine art figurative oil painting

Wrapped

oil on canvas 20 x 22

The Memory of Singing

oil on canvas 20 x 22

Mary, just after her husband had died

fine art figurative oil painting
fine art figurative oil painting

Shi and Wendy

oil on canvas

Private Collection, Grand Rapids, Michigan

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