Ryokan (Collage, 8"x8")
Ryokan (Collage, 8"x8")
Finding One's Style (collage, 8"x8")
Finding One's Style (collage, 8"x8")
Salarymen after Work (collage, 8"x8")
Salarymen after Work (collage, 8"x8")
Red Moon over Tokyo (collage, 7"x5")
Red Moon over Tokyo (collage, 7"x5")
The Neighborhood Bar (collage, 7"x5")
The Neighborhood Bar (collage, 7"x5")
Sakura (collage, 5"x 7")
Sakura (collage, 5"x 7")
White Umbrella (photograph)
White Umbrella (photograph)
No Daylight Needed (watercolor, 10"x14")
No Daylight Needed (watercolor, 10"x14")
Red Bridge to the Future (collage, 8' x 8")
Red Bridge to the Future (collage, 8' x 8")
Don't Be Koi (collage, 8"x 8")
Don't Be Koi (collage, 8"x 8")
Flags across the Street (wash and ink, 5"x 7")
Flags across the Street (wash and ink, 5"x 7")
Just a Little Dance (photograph)
Just a Little Dance (photograph)
Torii Gates (photograph)
Torii Gates (photograph)
Fading Light, Safe Harbor (collage, 8"x8")
Fading Light, Safe Harbor (collage, 8"x8")
Ofuro (The Public Baths) (collage, 8"x8")
Ofuro (The Public Baths) (collage, 8"x8")
Rainy Night in Tokyo (watercolor, 7" x 10")
Rainy Night in Tokyo (watercolor, 7" x 10")
Happy Times (photograph)
Happy Times (photograph)
Walking on Fire
Walking on Fire
The Rock Garden (collage, 8"x8")
The Rock Garden (collage, 8"x8")
The Stuff of Nightmares (collage, 8" x 8")
The Stuff of Nightmares (collage, 8" x 8")
The Way of Tea  (collage, 8"x 8")
The Way of Tea (collage, 8"x 8")
Ode to the Floating World (collage, 12" x 12")
Ode to the Floating World (collage, 12" x 12")
Primary Colors (watercolor, 7"x 10")
Primary Colors (watercolor, 7"x 10")
The Daily Catch, Tokyo (collage/mixed media, 12"x12')
The Daily Catch, Tokyo (collage/mixed media, 12"x12')
Lantern Glow (watercolor, 7" x 10")
Lantern Glow (watercolor, 7" x 10")
Ryokan (Collage, 8"x8")
Ryokan (Collage, 8"x8")The ryokan is a traditional Japanese inn--clean lines, simple materials, drawing on nature. It is a place of rest and peace.
Finding One's Style (collage, 8"x8")
Finding One's Style (collage, 8"x8") Every woman in this photo has a style, from the colorfully dressed girl in the middle, to the woman in kimono with red sneakers, to the woman on the right in her very modern kimono.
Salarymen after Work (collage, 8"x8")
Salarymen after Work (collage, 8"x8")The hostess bar in Japan is a place of fantasy and illusion. A place to unwind with colleagues after a long day at work. A place to be someone else for awhile. To drink, to eat, to sing karaoke, to converse.
Red Moon over Tokyo (collage, 7"x5")
Red Moon over Tokyo (collage, 7"x5")The bustling street, the neon, the suggestion of all night entertainment, and the hint of danger.
The Neighborhood Bar (collage, 7"x5")
The Neighborhood Bar (collage, 7"x5")The neighborhood bar--a respite from the hectic life of the big city. Open to more types of people, more casual. 
Sakura (collage, 5"x 7")
Sakura (collage, 5"x 7")Cherry blossom time in Nara. A time of celebration of spring, a time of tradition.
White Umbrella (photograph)
White Umbrella (photograph)
No Daylight Needed (watercolor, 10"x14")
No Daylight Needed (watercolor, 10"x14")
Red Bridge to the Future (collage, 8' x 8")
Red Bridge to the Future (collage, 8' x 8")
Don't Be Koi (collage, 8"x 8")
Don't Be Koi (collage, 8"x 8")
Flags across the Street (wash and ink, 5"x 7")
Flags across the Street (wash and ink, 5"x 7")On a damp evening, a young woman comes from from work, possibly stopping off to buy something for dinner. She crosses under a row of red flags.
Just a Little Dance (photograph)
Just a Little Dance (photograph)
Torii Gates (photograph)
Torii Gates (photograph)
Fading Light, Safe Harbor (collage, 8"x8")
Fading Light, Safe Harbor (collage, 8"x8")It’s after work in a suburb of Tokyo. People are coming home to their neighborhood. A couple heads to the bright cafe. A man watches two shadowed figures leave another establishment.
Ofuro (The Public Baths) (collage, 8"x8")
Ofuro (The Public Baths) (collage, 8"x8")
Rainy Night in Tokyo (watercolor, 7" x 10")
Rainy Night in Tokyo (watercolor, 7" x 10")Watercolor
Happy Times (photograph)
Happy Times (photograph)During my several months in Japan, I regularly encountered parades and festivals like this one. Young people often featured prominently in these festivals.
Walking on Fire
Walking on Fire
The Rock Garden (collage, 8"x8")
The Rock Garden (collage, 8"x8")Rock gardens are supposed to be places of calm. Is there something unsettling about this one?
The Stuff of Nightmares (collage, 8" x 8")
The Stuff of Nightmares (collage, 8" x 8")
The Way of Tea  (collage, 8"x 8")
The Way of Tea (collage, 8"x 8")
Ode to the Floating World (collage, 12" x 12")
Ode to the Floating World (collage, 12" x 12")
Primary Colors (watercolor, 7"x 10")
Primary Colors (watercolor, 7"x 10")
The Daily Catch, Tokyo (collage/mixed media, 12"x12')
The Daily Catch, Tokyo (collage/mixed media, 12"x12')Accepted into juried show at Cambridge Art Association, “Visual Feast,” (April 2019)
Lantern Glow (watercolor, 7" x 10")
Lantern Glow (watercolor, 7" x 10")
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