You PiCKeD uS


13″ x 17″ Mixed Media on Cardboard


I can tell by the way you study our faces that you are making sure we are the two people you picked out to be your parents. I can tell by the way your eyes lock into mine when you find them that you know we will do a good job raising you. Even though you’ve only opened them for short periods of time I can sense the seriousness of your decision through them.You look right into my soul like you know who I am. Like you’ve known me for a long time. We have only know you in this world for days, but can feel the love of lifetimes in your being. We are so happy to be your parents.



18″ x 30″ Mixed Media on Board


See you dancin’, wave your arms. Hair is flowin’ in the sun. Flyin’ free, you are so there. See you dancin’ free of care. See you singin’, shoutin’ out. Words are flowin’, makin’ sounds. Singin’ free you are so there. See you singin’ free of care. Festival people you are so free. Dancin’ and singin’ like you want to be. Free of care. Free of care. Dancin’. Singin’. You are so there…



18″ x 18″ Mixed Media on Board


She has been here longer than anyone can guess. Science thinks it knows and religion does its best. Seasons change, cycles come and go. It gets hotter, it gets colder, burned by the sun, buried by the snow. Are we the cause of all the mess? Or are we just a side effect? Have we been here years before? Are we holding on or just letting go? We can’t kill her, she is powerful, she is strong. She fights back and lets us know when we are doing wrong. Heats you up and beats you up and sends another storm. Shuts your power off when you are trying to stay warm. Treat her good, she’ll reciprocate the goodness back to you. Treat her wrong, feel her wrath, the worst will come for you.

Go DaNCe


24″ x 36″ Mixed Media on Board

When it’s all said and done we are dust in the sun. Live life to the fullest, make sure you have some fun. Be good to the people as you make your way. Never know when you’ll be in need of help some day. Go dance in the sun like dust in the rays. Never know when you’ll be gone someday. Take advantage of right now cause it’s all that we’ve got. Go dance in the sun while the sun is still hot.




18″ x 18″ Mixed Media on Board


Whispers of you in the breeze. Coolness of your presence on my skin. Salt in the air by the beach. Never seen, but you are there. Carry me away to where the breeze is warm. Pushing waves into sand into words.  Let me smell and taste the salt of your air. Eyes wide open blind to your stare. Never seen, but you are there.




18″ x 30″ Mixed Media on Board

She keeps giving you the sun, the moon, the rain, the stars. What she gets is plastic garbage, used up resources and scars. She gives seeds for food, water and clean air. In return for slaughtered forests, gasoline and people that don’t care. Mountains, beaches, oceans and lakes. She gives and gives and we just take. TVs, computers, cars and phones. Lights are on, but no one’s home. Processed foods with no nutrients. Get a burger for a few cents. Obese children stare at screens while others starve finding ways and means. She’s given so much for us to use. Not for us to just abuse. Be conscious of what you do. Karma is real, it will… get you.

oVeR aND oVeR


12″ x 12″ Mixed Media on Board


In a cage under heavy protection you beat. Over and over again. With the pain of my thoughts you beat. Over and over again. With the fear behind my smiles you beat. With the excitement of my anticipations. With the happiness of my love you beat. In my cage… in my skin. Over and over again. Playing the internal baseline of my life. Taking on all emotion with no worries. You are the only one I’ve got and I wouldn’t trade you for another.

i LoVe… You


12″ x 12″  Mixed Media on Board


I love you in the morning when you wake me up so early… sun. I love you when I’m tired and the day has not begun… coffee. I love you when you’re blue and feel so far away… sky. I love you when I’m searching or seeing something new… eyes. I love you when your crazy and crashing into me… ocean. I love you when we’re dancing and moving all around… motion. I love you yesterday, now and tomorrow… life. I love you more than anything that’s ever come my way… wife. I Love… You.

ToGeTHeR aS oNe


8″ x 10″ Mixed Media on Board


“Only once in your life, I truly believe, you find someone who can completely turn your world around. You tell them things that you’ve never shared with another soul and they absorb everything you say and actually want to hear more. You share hopes for the future, dreams that will never come true, goals that were never achieved and the many disappointments life has thrown at you. When something wonderful happens, you can’t wait to tell them about it, knowing they will share in your excitement. They are not embarrassed to cry with you when you are hurting or laugh with you when you make a fool of yourself. Never do they hurt your feelings or make you feel like you are not good enough, but rather they build you up and show you the things about yourself that make you special and even beautiful. There is never any pressure, jealousy or competition but only a quiet calmness when they are around. You can be yourself and not worry about what they will think of you because they love you for who you are. The things that seem insignificant to most people such as a note, song or walk become invaluable treasures kept safe in your heart to cherish forever. Memories of your childhood come back and are so clear and vivid it’s like being young again. Colors seem brighter and more brilliant. Laughter seems part of daily life where before it was infrequent or didn’t exist at all. A phone call or two during the day helps to get you through a long day’s work and always brings a smile to your face. In their presence, there’s no need for continuous conversation, but you find you’re quite content in just having them nearby. Things that never interested you before become fascinating because you know they are important to this person who is so special to you. You think of this person on every occasion and in everything you do. Simple things bring them to mind like a pale blue sky, gentle wind or even a storm cloud on the horizon. You open your heart knowing that there’s a chance it may be broken one day and in opening your heart, you experience a love and joy that you never dreamed possible. You find that being vulnerable is the only way to allow your heart to feel true pleasure that’s so real it scares you. You find strength in knowing you have a true friend and possibly a soul mate who will remain loyal to the end. Life seems completely different, exciting and worthwhile. Your only hope and security is in knowing that they are a part of your life.”  ~Bob Marley

iT’S NeVeR DoNe


12″ x 24″ Mixed Media on Board

Tell me do you really know your brother man? Cause a heart speaks louder than a color can and why would you even shake a man’s hand if you’re not going to help him stand?
Jah work… Jah work… Jah work is never done…
Every man’s actions belong to he. If prepared for thereafter to each his destiny. Some people believe and some people know. Some people deceive and some people show.
Jah work… Jah work… Jah work is never done…
You must do the heaviest, so many shall do none. You have got to stand firm, so many shall run. Some they rest their head at night, some get no sleep at all. If you listen close to what you see you will hear the call.

Jah work… Jah work… Jah work is never done…  ~Ben Harper



24″ x 24″ Mixed Media on Board


I didn’t think this was going to come out the way it did.  I bought this nick-nack holder with a bunch of slots at the Mansfield Flea Market.  When I got home I filled up each slot with paint and was going to let it dry and leave it that way, but I didn’t.  I grabbed a 24×24 board and put it on the ground.  Then I took the holder with paint and did the only thing that made sense… I flipped it over on to the board.  Rasta Marbled was born.