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1970

Ceremonial Nuggets - 1970

DATE 1970
MEDIUM  Raku fired clay
SIZE  16′ X 16″ X 5″

 


A series of womb-like shapes that represented a path to consciousness, the evolution of spiritual awareness, growth. Also related to a study of sacred numbers and Tantra Art.…

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Ritual Nuggets V - 1970

DATE 1970
MEDIUM  Raku-fired Stoneware
SIZE  6′ X 12″ X 3′-8″

 


These pieces were used to commemorate the separation of five friends at the end of undergraduate college years. After a campfire celebration sharing songs, memories, and tall tales, all went their different ways, each with one of the pieces, ritualizing their connectedness into the future.…

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Snow Nuggets - 1970

DATE 1970
MEDIUM  Snow
SIZE  20′ X 6′ X 3′

 


Nambe New Mexico. Further evolution of the Nugget concept to a time-based, outdoor, process piece. Nuggets changed form while melting away over a three day period.…

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1971

Earthcast - 1971

DATE 1970
MEDIUM  Plaster, earth
SIZE 24″ Diam.

 


One of the first in an ongoing series of earth castings in a variety of media. Usually shown in groups, to indicate the direction and continuity of water and wind patterns, they are located in installations to designate solar coordinates on the horizon.…

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Earth Mother Shrine - 1971

DATE 1971
MEDIUM Mixed Media
SIZE 14′ X 8′ X 5′

 

 


 


Built on the campus of the University of New Mexico to celebrate the second annual Earth Day, it contains two small chambers, aligned true North/South.…

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Earth Altar III - 1971

DATE 1971
MEDIUM  Mixed-Media Installation
SIZE  12′ x 4′ x 12′

Installation at the University of New Mexico Fine Arts Gallery. Includes Earth castings, Stone Nugget hanging, maquette of the Earth Mother Shrine, Nugget 21, barn wood, and earth.…

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1972

Silverlace - 1972

DATE 1972
MEDIUM  Steel and Planting
SIZE 9′ X 9′ X 3″ (variable with planting)

Found wagon-wheel rims provide a sculptural trellis for Silver Lace Vine (see detail). The seasonally-changing piece celebrates growth, life, and a fusion of sacred geometric shapes.…

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Ambiguous Solid #12 - 1972

DATE 1972
MEDIUM Pit-fired Clay, Wood
SIZE  13″ Diam. X 2″

An early variation on the “Ambiguous Solid” concept which explores spatial perception, planes of reality, and sacred geometry.


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Ritual Game - 1972

DATE 1972
MEDIUM Pit-fired Clay and Wood
SIZE 10″ X 2″ X 30″

 


An intuitive game in which there are no rules, winners, or losers. Players take turns rotating the elliptical elements and movable ceramic shells.…

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Spacetime - 1972

DATE 1972
MEDIUM Pit-fired Clay
SIZE 12″ X 2″ X 14″

 


Reflects an involvement in solar design/construction at the time, and its ancient history based in spiritual practices. The relativity theory related title references a continuum of universal knowledge that transcends time and space.…

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Solar Altitude Disk - 1972

DATE 1972
MEDIUM  Pit-fired Clay and Wood
SIZE 14″ Diam. X 2.5″

 


Aligned true N-S on a verticle outside wall, altitude of the sun off of the horizon on the Equinoxes corresponds with markings on the disk.…

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1973

Nugget #21 - 1973

DATE 1973
MEDIUM  Plaster
SIZE  10″ X 6″ X 12″

Final reductivist stage of the Nugget evolution suggesting wholeness, completion.


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Split Nugget - 1973

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Womb Nugget - 1973

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Adobe Pastel Nugget - 1973

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Lead Nugget - 1973

DATE 1973
MEDIUM Lead
SIZE 10″ X 6″ X 12″

Continuing exploration of the effect of various materials on the content (meaning) of the Nugget form.


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Summer Wings - 1973

DATE  1973
MEDIUM Steel, Brass, and candles.
SIZE 36″  X 18″ X 24″

 


Drawing on themes from pre-1970 sculptures, this piece was inspired by the environment of El Valle, New Mexico.…

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Sol Marker II - 1973

DATE 1973
MEDIUM Mixed Media
SIZE  6′ X 3′ X 9′

 


An Earth Casting from a site in El Valle, NM, oriented true East/West, records the Summer Solstice. At solar noon, shadows from the top brass rings fall on a corresponding arrangement of small brass pins in the “earth” surface.…

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1975

Homage to Sunstone - 1975

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1978

Current Charts, Chosen Lands - 1978

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Plum Island Tidal Disk - 1978

DATE 1978
MEDIUM Plexiglass, plaster, sand
SIZE 24″ Diam X 3″ Deep

 


First of a series of beach castings from Plum Island, MA. Later cast in Bronze and Glass. Many of the beach casts were taken from the intertidal zone (while the tide was out).…

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1979

Interface - 1979

DATE 1979
MEDIUM Mixed Media Installation
SIZE  40′ X 30′ X 10;

 

 

Installation at Tufts University Visual Arts Gallery, Medford, MA. Site Specific installation dealt with the interface of Earth and sky (beach castings and Celestial alignment) and the dualistic point of balance between high and low tides (castings were made from the intertidal zone).…

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1980

Three Spaces: Three Visions - 1980

DATE 1980, Massachusetts College of Art
MEDIUM  Beach Castings, Mixed Media
SIZE  40′ X 30′ X 12′

 

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Matrix - 1980

DATE 1980
MEDIUM Mixed Media Istallation
SIZE  40′ X 40′ X 12′

 


Site-specific installation at the Danforth Museum, Framingham, MA. “Doorways” in the (Fibonacci Series determined) curved pathway were aligned to Solar coordinates on the (outside) horizon.…

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1981

Solar Family - 1981

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1982

Solar Wind Quintet - 1982

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Northlake Star Kite - 1982

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1983

Solar Arcs - 1983

Eyebeam Sungate - 1983

DATE 1983
MEDIUM  Steel and concrete
SIZE  28' X 4' X 36'
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Sanctuary - 1983

DATE 1983 1983
MEDIUM Mixed Media Istallation
SIZE 30′ X 30′ X 14′

 


Sanctuary was a one month mixed media installation at the Lopoquime/Nydak Gallery in Boston, MA. The hanging element was aligned to the cardinal directions, as were the wall mounted Beach Castings.…

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1984

Sanctuary II - 1984

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Hovering Hogcraft - 1984

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Dancing Celebrant - 1984

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1985

Plum Island Tidal Disk - 1985

DATE 1985
MEDIUM Bronze from Sand cast original
SIZE 24″ Diam X 1/2″ thick

 


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Current Chart - 1985

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Skylines - 1985

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Möbius Möth - 1985

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Trashmaster Toad - 1985

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1986

Zambrano Sunwheel - 1986

DATE 1986
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Solar Tone Towers - 1986

DATE 1986
MEDIUM  Concrete and Steel
SIZE  110′ X 50′ X 28′

 


Located in greater L.A. (City of Commerce, CA), a central tower with wind chimes is aligned facing due West (East behind), with flanking elements indicating Solstice and Equinox sunrise/sunset positions on the horizon.…

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Harbinger Hummingbird - 1986

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Tortuga Condo Complex - 1986

DATE 1986
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Duck Dirigible - 1986

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1987

Sunhenge Park - 1987

DATE 1987
MEDIUM Found steel parts and Earthworks
SIZE 210′ X 80′ X 18′

 


This permanent solar-aligned installation was built to preserve a memory  of the previous U.S. Steel plant site.…

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Solstice Arch - 1987

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1988

Monrovia Sunshapes - 1988

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Pacifica Sun Portal 1 - 1988

1989

North Star Windows - 1989

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Victoria Triad - 1989

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Pacifica Sunportal II - 1989

DATE 1989
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1992

Pentecost - 1992

2001

Curls Pelvis with Drawings - 2001

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Fold/Curl - 2001

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Curl 1 - 2001

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Curl 2 - 2001

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Curl 3 - 2001

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Curl 4 - 2001

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Double Curl - 2001

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Fold 1 - 2001

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Fold 2 - 2001

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Fold 3 - 2001

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2003

Duct and Cover - 2003

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Sabbat Instal - 2003

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2004

Fragment #1 - 2004

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Fragment #2 - 2004

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Fragment #3 - 2004

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2006

Flash Flood (August) - 2006

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August Rain - 2006

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Final Harvest - 2006

DATE 2006
MEDIUM Steel, Wood, Found Materials
SIZE 6′ X 6″ X 8′

 


Symbolizes the threat of Global Warming. An antique, worn-down shovel, used to maintain the acequia (irrigation ditch) in El Valle, NM, is interred inside “cemetery fencing” filled with metal “crops’.…

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2007

Plum Island Tidal Disk - 2007

DATE 2007
MEDIUM Glass from Bronze copy of Sand Cast
SIZE 22″ Diam. X  1/4″ thick

 


Slump cast directly from a bronze casting, this first glass copy interacted with the bronze patina to produce an integral red coloration.…

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2010

Ex-Ex IV Install - 2010

DATE  2010
MEDIUM  Steel and Found Materials
SIZE 6′ X 6′ X 8′

 


Symbolizes the threat of Global Warming. An antique, worn-down shovel, used to maintain the acequia (irrigation ditch) in El Valle, NM, is interred inside cemetery fencing filled with metal “crops’.…

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2011

Solar Shrine - 2011

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2013

The Warriors: A Love Story - 2013

DATE 2013
MEDIUM Mixed Media, Photography and Video
SIZE HD Video 1920px x 1080px
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Collect 10 - 2013

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Playhouse Window - 2013

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2015

Druidic Muses - 2015

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Sirens - 2015

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Memorial to Collateral Damage - 2015

DATE  2015
MEDIUM Maquette, bronze and wood base
SIZE  12″ X 6″ X  4″     scale: 1″ = 5′ – 0″

 


Tragically, collateral damage, i.e. the killing of innocent civilians in war, continues to be carried out at a horrendous rate in wars worldwide.…

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Loper Family - 2015

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Timepeace (in progress) - 2015

DATE  2015
MEDIUM  Travertine Marble and base
SIZE  6′ X 4′ x 6′

 


Shadow of central solar marker stone, cut to angles of Summer Solstice and Winter Solstice sun altitude, falls on ground stones to record meaningful dates.…

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Four Acrobats - 2015

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Six Acrobats - 2015

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Musing #1 - 2015

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Musing #2 - 2015

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Musing #3 - 2015

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Found Object with Hand - 2015

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Star and Moon Dieties - 2015

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Super Novea - 2015

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Chicken/Egg Paradox - 2015

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Reliquary - 2015

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Birdman - 2015

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2016

Still Point on a Turning World - 2016

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TimePeace - 2016


 

DATE 2016
MEDIUM Travertine Marble and Earthworks
SIZE 28′ X 28′ X 6′

 


 

Shadow of central solar marker stone, cut to angles of Summer Solstice and Winter Solstice sun altitude, falls on ground stones to record meaningful dates.…

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Cranes - 2016

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#5 Ode - 2016

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This is not a pipewrench - 2016

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You Are Here: The Milan Columns - 2016

DATE 2016
MEDIUM Mixed Media: Digital composite, photographs, tubes, wood
SIZE 20' x 24' x 8'
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