Portfolio > Premonitions of Disaster

Short-sighted depredation of natural resources will leave us with barren ground as the web of life in our froests is broken.
acrylic on canvas
50x60 inches
1992
collapse of ancient civilizations often due to human population overgrowing the carrying capactiy of the environment
oil on canvas
60x36 inches
2005
climate change and wildfires, clearcutting forests, island biogeography as it applies to isolated ecologies due to human degradation of the environment
acrylic on canvas
2003
human disruption of environment leads to wildfires, climate change and wildfires
oil on linen
2012
Wildfire Pool _study
oil on gessoed rag paper
14x11 inches
2008
Million Year Old Carbon
oil on canvas
48x36 inhes
2008
life underground, after disaster, skeleton in the sewer
oil on multimedia art board
5.5x7.5 inches
2010
painting of ellyfish proliferation due to climate change and ecological instablitlity
oil on canvas
44x68
2008
Natural History Museum in sci fi future_deep time_sixth extinction_Stephen Jay Gould's eponymous title
oil on canvas
40x60"
2011
Environmental destruction, overpopulation,Dante's Inferno ninth circle for betrayers
oil on canvas
40x60"
2011
painting of rat in sewer tunnel, life underground
oil on multimedia art board
5x7.5 inches
2010
Archduke Ferdinand's trophy hall_human overutilization of resources_wildlife corridors_ ecological collapse
oil on canvas
40x60"
2010
dung beetles environmental heroes, recyling heroes,human environmental destruction,
oil on canvas
48x36 inhes
2009
As an engineering project a robotic bee is perhaps OK but as replacement for living bees, utterly foolish.
oil on multimedia art board
10x8 inches
2015
Gregor_Inordinate_Love_For_Beetles, evolution, after human civilazation is gone
oil on canvas
48x72 inches
2012
Ocean on fire, climate change, oil industry and human consumption harms oceans, Robinson Jeffers poem(The Purse Seine)
oil on canvas
42x60 inches
2015
Ocean dead zones are increasing as a result of human activity
oil on linen
48x24 inches
2016
climate change can bring severe cold winter weather due to polar vortices
oil on canvas
24x18 inches
2014
Ice Melt
oil on canvas
24x36 inches
2014

Premonitions of ecological instability and disaster, based on evolving scientific understanding of climate change, human overpopulation, environmental destruction, and the deep history of life on Earth.