After the Funeral $3500
36 x 48 Oil on canvas
The first funeral I attended was my great-grandfather’s While the adults visited afterwards, I sat on the floor drawing a crayon picture of the dead man in his coffin.
PLACE OF REFUGE
48 x 48 oil on canvas $4600
My grandmother thought that my cat sleeping on top of me would make my legs crooked, so she chased poor Suzy with a broom. We later found the terrified cat hiding in the root cellar, directly underneath the bedroom where I was staying.
20 x 16 oil on canvas $800
A happy childhood memory is of watching my mother mix up peanut butter cookie dough using her sturdy kitchen mixer.
THEY ALL LAUGHED
24 x 30 oil on canvas $1200
On my turn up to bat for kickball, I stepped on the ball, falling down hard and starting to cry. It caused a lot of laughter and jeering from my classmates.
THE COTTON CANDY MISUNDERSTANDING
30 x 24 oil on canvas $1100
On a trip to the zoo, I asked for a cone of cotton candy. I was thrilled to be getting it, but was distracted by the interesting sight of potato chips hanging from a nearby awning. To my horror, my mother misunderstood and angrily threw my cotton candy in the trash, then bought me the chips instead.
SUMMER EVENING AT THE CABIN
56 x 34 oil on canvas $3800
A sweet memory of my grandmother reading a story to my sister and me in the old wooden swing on the shore of Lake Osakis in Minnesota.