f l y i n g w h i t e s

Inanimate stones, plants, animals, everything, fills with unfolding significance.The fish and the birds become protectors                                                                    
                                                                                                                                                              Rumi



a series of small oil paintings on board. novel book size to echo the humble nature of the throwaway beauty that can be 'read' there inspired by the bird's own 'paintings'  
 Quietly I've held a fascination with the Japanese painting term for the overlaying of white called
flying white
 for a long time now and this winter I could no longer ignore the chance beauty of guano and the way it describes flying white

 good fortune is again found here in the form of bird blessing 





measuring falling against the self








a pearl wondering inside





slight mineral recall









ash bone
                                                                                                                       2011