Paintings

Paintings

The Occupation: Mind, Body, Spirit

The Occupation: Mind, Body, Spirit

The Occupation: Mind, Body, Spirit This performance work presents a historical reflection on issues of race, entitlement, ownership of resources, of people and objects as property. I am supported in this piece by Ms. Kit Vogelsang. Kit earned a Masters Degree in Performance Studies at Bretton Hall (University of Leeds)...
Mixed Media Drawings

Mixed Media Drawings

These recent drawings are created using oil pastel, pencil, pen and ink, watercolor and acrylic paints. Mostly done on paper.
assemblages

assemblages

These assemblages were created predominantly with found materials.
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Latest entries
NEW Limited Edition Print Available

NEW Limited Edition Print Available

You can now add a limited edition (edition of 25) 24″x18″ print on archival paper of Landless #2 Still Poppin’ to your collection.
Catalog Available

Catalog Available

Borderlines #2

Borderlines #2

The Making (sewing) of Borderlines#2 5ft x 5ft. Pen and ink, thread. 2012 The Making (sewing) of Borderlines#2 from Nyugen Smith on Vimeo. This was a labor of Love. Tearing 24 x 28in drawing paper into random shapes, Drawing all of the little Bundle Houses on the torn sections of paper, then putting them together...
For All the Loves We Lost: Brown Is the Color of My True Love's Eyes and Skin

For All the Loves We Lost: Brown Is the Color of My True Love’s Eyes and Skin

BACKGROUND: In 1785 Prince George of Wales fell in love with Maria Fitzherbert, a commoner. Because their love was forbidden, they each had miniatures of their eyes painted for one another, so that they could look deep into them always- without fear of being caught by the royal family. Although he officially married another, he...