Whose Is Under the Hat continues the inspiration behind each series I have painted: the early development and transformation of the self. In this series, the hat is a metaphor for identity in both a playful and psychological way. The hat can be used as a costume, allowing us to temporarily play a new part. Many of these paintings express a psychological identity open to interpretation. Imagery combined with the hat, becomes a symbol of who this person is or wishes to become. The identity of the head under the hat changes as the viewer brings a personal narrative to each painting.
Class is in Session, Oli on Canvas, 36 x 36, $1900.00, Carlton gallery, Banner Elk, NC
Dreaming of the Ballet, Oil on Canvas, 36 x 36, $1900, Carlton Gallery, Banner Elk, NC
The Old Man's Hat, Oil on Canvas, 40 x 30, $1800.00. Providence Gallery, Charlotte, NC
Time to Go On Stage, Oil on Canvas, 36 x 36, Carlton Gallery, Banner Elk, NC, Sold
Magic of the Butterfly Kiss, Oil on Canvas, 30 x 24, Providence Gallery, Charlotte, NC, Sold
Create a Story, Oil on Canvas, 12 x 12, Sold