042717: Settled In

Chimes

Some ten or twelve sets of wind chimes lay in a pile. Hanging them is one of my last tasks related to my move into the new studio. And today I’m happy to be back, working away in a wonderful new space. Everything has found its proper place, including the many, many fossils and rocks that I couldn’t bear to leave behind.

Brachiopods, Cora, Lichen

It’s been refreshing to re-view the fossils I have accumulated over time. And, in their new location, I thought they deserved some attention.

Cephalopods

Cephalopod, Brachiopods

Trace Fossil, Crinoids, Lichen

Coral

Gilboa Tree Stump (base)

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Generally speaking, our home (and studio), while only six miles away from my previous studio, sit in a fossil bare area. Yet these two rocks (that sit on an 18’x24″ surface) were found by Cindy and me in the woods out back. Full of fossils, I believe they are known as “erratics,” delivered from further north by the last receding glacier.

And below are images of fossils found on or in this pair.

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Hopefully, I’m back on schedule now.

Thanks for the visit.

0319: All Packed Up

Quarry 3439

Just finished packing up all my prints for my upcoming show at Marist College in Poughkeepsie NY – Opening on April 1st (Wednesday) 5-7 PM. For all my NYC friends it’s a fine opportunity to drive an hour north and take a midweek break. For anyone and everyone else interested please come out and join us. Marist has a wonderful large gallery that I will be sharing with painter Fran O’Neill. 

Kaaterskill 6331

For those who can’t make it I thought I’d share the images with you this week and possibly next week. Not much else to add, so please enjoy this mix of images.

Kaaterskill 6324

Kaaterskill 6324

Quarry 7348

Quarry 7348

Ausable 2786

Ausable 2786

Maine 5310

Maine 5310

Ausable 2781

Ausable 2781

Quarry 1820

Quarry 1820

Maine 5568

Maine 5568

Devonian Trace Fossil 5568

Devonian Trace Fossil 5568

Kaaterskill 6334

Kaaterskill 6334

Maine 5404

Maine 5404

Thanks for the visit.