How To Stop Time, 2015, acrylic on panel, 30” x 24”


The Beings who inhabit the 5th Dimension are not happy with humanity, I can tell you that, and frankly who can blame them? Enrico Fermi - commenting on the conjecture that the universe being so old, and galaxies filled with billions of stars, should be teaming with life - once famously asked. “Where is everyone?“ Well, would you want to talk to a bunch of murderous, crazed animals like humanity? Donald Rumsfeld spoke of ‘War Without End’ as if we hadn’t already been at War without end, when have we not been at war? Empire building - Slavery and Jim Crow, the Native Genocide, Nuclear War - the great American Trinity. SETI scientist’s have tried to send a message to any potential alien civilizations and would like to do so again but personally I would send an S.O.S. or a Warning. These are two conflicting notions held by Humanity, one self destructive, the other searching for life. A schizophrenic civilization - brother, fighting brother, oppressing and abusing women, mothers, wives - destroying the Earth while looking for life elsewhere. Obsessing over the love lives of others. Loosing ones own love and life with fear, hate and greed for the ‘other,’ recapitulating the story of Odysseus again and again.

BASTA! Enough already.


  • Multi-channel sound installation with sound producing objects
  • Video Loops - projected and on monitors
  • Pink Nuclear Shadows, wall print
  • Fetish items
  • Land of the Dead, black text pannels
  • An Anatomy of Hel,l painting series
  • How To Stop Time, Black Panels





Person Zero, 2017, 30:00, stereo audio



Post Trinity Radiation Map, 2017, oil on canvas, 36" x 36"   Quarantine, 2017, acrylic on canvas, 36" x 36"
Hiroshima Japan August 6-1945, oil on canvas, 2017, 36" x 36"   Nagasaki Japan August 9-1945, oil on canvas, 2017, 36" x 36"
Little Boy, Hiroshima Atomic Bomb, 2016, oil on panel, 14" x 14"   Fat Man, Nagasaki Atomic Bomb, 2016, oil on panel, 14" x 14"
Hiroshima Fire Ball, 2015, oil on panel, 13” x 13”    
Trinity Site, 2015, oil on panel, 13” x 13”   Trinity Fire Ball, 2015, oil on panel, 13” x 13”


Stop_Begin, pastel on panel, 32" x 24", 2016   Apophis, 2015, oil on panel, 13” x 13”

Drake Equation, 2015, oil pencil and oil on panel, 24" x 20"  

Fermi Paradox, 2015, oil on panel, 20" x 16"

Gladstone Deep Space Network Antenna, 2015, oil on panel, 14” x 14”    
Please Stop, panel, 2016    

Wow, digital, 2016


Atomic Shadows, wall print, 2015


Try To Remember, acrylic on panel, 69" x 45", 2016
There Is No End, 2015, oil on panel, 30” x 24”



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