8 x 10
Started during a Plein Air Mentoring project in summer 2012. Location was along River Drive west of Spanish Fork.
30 x 30
Caryatids have a long history in architecture beginning with the Greeks. Other than the small but elegant entry foyer, these decorative devices are the most unique and interesting elements of the Kearns Building
20 x 16
Initially, I enjoyed the much weathered sandstone and Romanesque architectural style once common in downtown Salt Lake City. But, as you see on either side of No. 22, large modern, and much less interesting buildings have swamped the charming older structures. The contrast is dramatic.
11 x 14
From Wikipedia: A Caryatid is a sculpted female figure serving as an architectural support taking the place of a column or a pillar supporting an entablature on her head. The Greek term karyatides literally means "maidens of Karyai", an ancient town
12 x 18
Located at 26 West Market Street in Salt Lake City, this structure was originally built in 1891 by the International Order of Odd Fellows. The plaque outside the structure notes that it is a “good example of Richardsonian Romanesque commercial architecture”. In this artwork I celebrate the architects’ great sensibility of proportional relationships of geometric shapes.