Discovering the Phoenix

Discovering the Phoenix

    The focus of this project is a long mountainous route with some of Sicily‚Äôs most spectacular scenery, a craggy, dramatic landscape that was the site of fierce fighting in the short Sicilian campaign of WW II. In July 1943, Canadian brigades landed on the...
Palermo, Conca d’Oro

Palermo, Conca d’Oro

The large watercolours are a sampling of a collection of primarily architectural site pieces made between 1999 and 2003 while residing in Palermo,Sicily. The imposing Serpotta statue watercolours are painted from the elegant Giacomo Serpotta stucco figures that grace...
Lepidoptera in the treasury of Frederick11

Lepidoptera in the treasury of Frederick11

The set of bold watercolours and acrylic inks on paper is a statement on defense and power. The lily, the butterfly, the chalice the sword and the crown are combined in a series of groupings. The objects are recorded from historical artifacts The Iron Crown of...
Manuscripts, monuments, and memories

Manuscripts, monuments, and memories

The State Archives housed in the ex convent La Gancia, Palermo. The works on paper are the result of two visits to the secondary location of the state archives where I was able to photograph the fascinating interiors of this complex and ancient building. The Archivio...