Weather Series

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OUT TO SEA
OUT TO SEA

This is one of my favorite drawings because it's a convergence of all my personal symbols and obsessions about the fragility of existence. The weather report text rides endless rhythmic waves through ...

SNOW WILL CONTINUE
SNOW WILL CONTINUE

This piece came into my mind all at once and I just walked into the studio and executed it. It draws heavily on both my surface design background (making repeat patterns) and my love of folk map symb...

A MIX OF SUN AND CLOUDS
A MIX OF SUN AND CLOUDS

This drawing from the Weather Series continues using my own version of folk map icons. Here my compass also represents the steering wheel of a ship navigating tumultuous seas, always seeking balance. ...

AS THE STORM CONTINUES
AS THE STORM CONTINUES

In this piece, the forecast fills the picture plane, backwards and forwards, as it sinks into the sea. It's about our obsession with checking the weather and the false sense of control we get from "kn...

WELL BELOW NORMAL
WELL BELOW NORMAL

This drawing is a kind of personal folk art map--a hand drawn universe that fills the picture plane with a simple weather forecast weaving in and out of the map marks. I'm fascinated with how we human...

FROM THE NORTH
FROM THE NORTH

This drawing combines weather map marks with folk art map marks. The bottom compass feels a little atomic and menacing and the top compass does double duty as a cold front. The curvy lines and arro...

AFTER A DRY MORNING
AFTER A DRY MORNING

When I first read the weather report that I put into this drawing, it felt like a poem and was the catalyst for this series of drawings. The compass feels like a star turning like a water wheel in a v...

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