Cowboys

This series is a riff on images borrowed from rodeos and their cowboys … as a metaphor of the American psyche, mythology, and experience. Like A Cowboy is about the cowboys of our childhood and the cowboys of today …. and about cowboys adapting to a rapidly evolving world.

Cowboys Can Swim (2), oil on wood panel, 16 in x 12 in, 2013

Cowboys Can Swim (1), oil on wood panel, 16 in x 11 in, 2013

Cowboys Can Swim (3), oil on wood panel, 12 in x 16 in, 2013, private collection

Cowboys At Work, oil on wood panel, 11 in x 16 in, 2013

Cowboys Can Duck, oil on wood panel, 12 in x 16 in, 2013, private collection

Cowboys Can Jump, oil on wood panel, 12 in x 16 in, 2013

Cowboys Can Fly, oil on wood panel, 12 in x 16 in, 2013

Cowboys Breed Cowboys, oil on wood panel, 11 in x 11 in, 2013

Cowboys Eat Cowboys (1), oil on wood panel, 11 in x 11 in, 2013

Cowboys Eat Cowboys (2), oil on wood panel, 11 in x 11 in, 2013

Still Flying, oil on wood panel, 12 in by 16 in, 2013, private collection

Flying Cowboy, oil on wood panel, 8 in by 8 in, 2012, private collection

Flying Cowboys, oil on wood panel, 12 in x 16 in, 2012 private collection

Falling Cowboys, oil on wood panel, 16 in x 12 in, 2012

Cowboys Need an Audience, oil on wood panel, 12 in by 16 in, 2012 private collection

Riding off into the Sunset, oil on wood panel, 16 in x 12 in, 2012, private collection

Fading Cowboy, oil on wood panel,12 in x 16 in, 2013, private collection

Falling Hats, oil on wood panel, 16 in x 12 in, 2013

Gray Zone 1: hard to tell the good guys from the bad, oil on wood panel, 8 in x 8 in, 2013 (private collection)

Gray Zone 2: hard to tell the good guys from the bad, oil on wood panel, 8 in x 8 in, 2013, private collection