Painted frames are used in this series as a way to extend and activate the margins of the paintings.

FRAME WORK
THE THIRD BARN FRAME WORK oil on paper, painted frame
Frame work: Ground Hog Day
2016
oil on paper, painted frame
40" x 28"

The frame here is painted blue and grey, like a clear day and a grey day with no shadows.

THE THIRD BARN FRAME WORK oil on paper, painted frame
Frame work: Bee Boxes
2016
oil on paper, painted frame
40" x 28"

--a bit of honey at the frame's bottom

THE THIRD BARN FRAME WORK oil on paper, painted frame
Frame work: Winter Blues
2016
oil on paper, painted frame
28.5" x 20.5"

THE THIRD BARN FRAME WORK oil on paper, painted frame
Frame work: Sweet Sixteen
2016
oil on paper, painted frame
40" x 28"

THE THIRD BARN FRAME WORK oil on paper, painted frame
Frame work: Hope Springs, Spring Hopes
2016
oil on paper, painted frame
28.5" x 20.5"

THE THIRD BARN FRAME WORK oil on paper with painted frame
Frame work: Night Vision
2015-2016
oil on paper with painted frame
39.5" x 27.5"

Trying to see color at night in winter

THE THIRD BARN FRAME WORK oil on paper with painted frame
Frame work: Migraine
2016
oil on paper with painted frame
39.5" x 27"