Island as a moment in time. Island as place of contentment, as getaway, as place of reflection. Island as time with loved ones. Island as finding that which was forgotten. Island as wonder, as escape. Island as self. Island as refuge. Island as family unit. Island as a gathering place of special people. Island as dearest of friends. Island as a return. Island as youth. Island as life. Some of the metaphors inspiring this series I’ve been immersed in over the past month.
Since summer's end I have been painting on small canvases in preparation for our annual December art sale. It is now well over a month into beginning the small canvases I'm getting to know them and enjoy their company in the studio. I have added a few of them to my 'small works' page on this site. Here is a selection of the 6x6 inch paintings: