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Original paper collage commission for a Kentucky farmhouse. Features a pair of red-tailed hawks in a Sycamore tree.
- Title: Untitled, Red-Tailed Hawk (Collage)
- Medium: vintage papers on wood
- Size: 69.5" H x 51.75" W (framed)
- Frame: hand-assembled wooden frame
- Private commmission
Tasked with creating a pair of Red-Tailed Hawks who hunt the fields and forests surrounding this Kentucky farm. Growing up in Virginia I was familiar with the terrain, and with the Sycamore trees living there, housing the hawks. These trees, which climb through the landscape like thick apparitions- their bone-white skin a beautiful contrast to the crimson, sage, and moss colored leaves of the surrounding forest. I decided to cast these trees in a different light, and pulling colors from the rivers, rain, bluegrass and shadows, rendered them in tones of cobalt, which sets off richly against the keen umber Hawks.