I was born and raised in what I remember to be a series of "Mayberry"-like farm towns in Southwestern Minnesota. Reflecting both my great love of driving and the nation’s open heartland, roadside images resonate with me and are some of my personal favorites. Images should be captured before the subjects disappear. I also enjoy the abstract images in the Museum gallery on this website.

 

Currently I enjoy framing printed images in vintage frames, gravitating toward pie crust and batwing frames (gesso on wood), styles made and favored from the late 1890's until 1930 or so. Art Nouveau frames from the 1920's and 1930's, with their hand-tinted raised gesso flowering, are also attractive on some images. And you can rarely go wrong with a simple black gallery frame ...

 

I have been fortunate enough to have had a half-dozen solo shows in San Francisco and Marin County, and have happily participated in a few group shows, as well. My images are in personal collections from Japan to Paris. 


On the personal side, I have assembled an eclectic collection of postcards, initially favoring black and white modern photography. I've pared down the collection to approximately 4,000 postcards, from a high of about 20,000. One of my favorites is somewhat of an oddity: A 1930's MOMA-issued postcard of Van Gogh’s “Starry Night” that is, for whatever strange reason, sepia-toned...

 

If you find something that you would like to purchase, please feel free to contact me. Prices would depend on the size and media of the printed image.