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

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.
Frame work: Bee Boxes
2016
oil on paper, painted frame
40" x 28"
--a bit of honey at the frame's bottom
Frame work: Winter Blues
2016
oil on paper, painted frame
28.5" x 20.5"
Frame work: Sweet Sixteen
2016
oil on paper, painted frame
40" x 28"
Frame work: Hope Springs, Spring Hopes
2016
oil on paper, painted frame
28.5" x 20.5"
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
Frame work: Migraine
2016
oil on paper with painted frame
39.5" x 27"