Textural Collage and Mixed Media Dream Paintings

Dream Whispers
Dancing Amongst Butterflys, No. 1
Dancing Amongst Butterflys, No. 2
Dancing Amongst Butterflys, No. 3
Blue Dream Whispers, No.1
Blue Dream Whispers, No. 2
Blue Dream Whispers, No. 3

     Early morning Muslim prayers--distant and melodic--while in Indonesia reverberated ceaselessly in my mind for a long time.  Moreover, the delicious scents of cardamom, chili, turmeric, and fried peanuts; and the nightly cacophonous gamelan accompanying shadow puppet performances by the local village folks in Yogyakarta and Ubud formed the stage for my wild, exotic, unusual dreams and now these creations.