Inspired
       
     
Inspired - frame detail
       
     
Inspired - frame detail
       
     
Believe
       
     
Believe - detail
       
     
Believe - detail
       
     
Believe - detail
       
     
We're all worthwhile
       
     
We're all worthwhile - detail
       
     
We're all worthwhile - detail
       
     
We all need love and attention -2-
       
     
We all need love and attention -2- detail
       
     
We all need love and attention -2- detail
       
     
Caminando que es pasillo!
       
     
Comunidad y coincidir (diptych)
       
     
About America, America: Shoot for the moon, even if you cannot get there, you can always land among the stars (Les Brown)
       
     
Certainty
       
     
Certainty - detail
       
     
About life: We are all in this together
       
     
About tenacity: When you really, really want...(cuando se quiere deveras)
       
     
So seven times so what! Y siete veces y que!
       
     
A friend is as if it were a second self
       
     
Nikolai Ogryskov's dream (triptych)
       
     
Through
       
     
Back to reverence
       
     
To eat is a necessity but to do it intelligently is an art (Le Rochefocould)
       
     
The new Russian
       
     
Inspired
       
     
Inspired

When things all make sense at once and the energy flows, it is easy to start something. That is a moment I always treasure.

Gouache and acrylic, Swarovski stones on canvas

Vintage English frame with fabric

122 cm x 142 cm

2013

 

Inspired - frame detail
       
     
Inspired - frame detail
Inspired - frame detail
       
     
Inspired - frame detail
Believe
       
     
Believe

"You do not have to struggle to reach God; but you do have to struggle to tear away the self-created veil that hides him from you" Paramahansa Yogananda

Gouache, acrylic, fabric, wood and Swarovski stones on canvas

Covered by veil

122 cm x 183 cm

2013

Believe - detail
       
     
Believe - detail

"You do not have to struggle to reach God; but you do have to struggle to tear away the self-created veil that hides him from you" Paramahansa Yogananda

Detail of fabric veil and Swarovski stars

Believe - detail
       
     
Believe - detail

"You do not have to struggle to reach God; but you do have to struggle to tear away the self-created veil that hides him from you" Paramahansa Yogananda

Swarovski stars

Believe - detail
       
     
Believe - detail

"You do not have to struggle to reach God; but you do have to struggle to tear away the self-created veil that hides him from you" Paramahansa Yogananda

Detail of Swarovski stones on wood

We're all worthwhile
       
     
We're all worthwhile

 

Acrylic and gouache, silver, wood and semi-precious stones on canvas

152 cm x 183 cm

2015

We're all worthwhile - detail
       
     
We're all worthwhile - detail
We're all worthwhile - detail
       
     
We're all worthwhile - detail
We all need love and attention -2-
       
     
We all need love and attention -2-

From the moment we're born, and we start learning from arithmetic to calligraphy, time and age don't matter. As a wonderful tutor said "be strong but tender when you're guiding others". We can do everything with recognition.

Metal, wood  and Swarovski stones on canvas

152 cm x 121 cm

2015

We all need love and attention -2- detail
       
     
We all need love and attention -2- detail
We all need love and attention -2- detail
       
     
We all need love and attention -2- detail
Caminando que es pasillo!
       
     
Caminando que es pasillo!

We neither start nor end here, so keep on walking because life is only a hallway

Oil on canvas

142cm x 102cm

2007

Comunidad y coincidir (diptych)
       
     
Comunidad y coincidir (diptych)

It is good for us to be here! - New Testament: Matthew xvii, 4

Oil, metals, semi-precious stones on canvas

Frames Parisian Haussman-era "bulls-eye" window frames, zinc

Each frame 100cm by 100cm

2009

About America, America: Shoot for the moon, even if you cannot get there, you can always land among the stars (Les Brown)
       
     
About America, America: Shoot for the moon, even if you cannot get there, you can always land among the stars (Les Brown)

Fabric, linen, metal, stones, antique English frame

120cm X 100cm

2010 

Certainty
       
     
Certainty

Acrylic and gouache on canvas, with semi-precious stones and metals arrangeable with magnets

152 cm by 122 cm

2016

Certainty - detail
       
     
Certainty - detail
About life: We are all in this together
       
     
About life: We are all in this together

Oil on linen

33cm X 22cm

2006 

About tenacity: When you really, really want...(cuando se quiere deveras)
       
     
About tenacity: When you really, really want...(cuando se quiere deveras)

Oil on canvas

30 cm x 26 cm

2006 

So seven times so what! Y siete veces y que!
       
     
So seven times so what! Y siete veces y que!

The times when we need to stop worrying, and just continue to do what is right and trust that the DIVINE PROVIDENCE is always present

Oil on canvas

70cm X 70cm

2003 

A friend is as if it were a second self
       
     
A friend is as if it were a second self

Quote from Cicero which requires no explanation. 

Oil on canvas

100 cm x 120 cm

2006

Nikolai Ogryskov's dream (triptych)
       
     
Nikolai Ogryskov's dream (triptych)

Open the window and the day will come; Open the window and the night will come; Open your heart and you will find peace

Oil, brass and glass on linen

Each picture 80cm by 100 cm

2001

Through
       
     
Through

Whatever happens to us help will always be available

Oil on canvas

40cm by 50cm

1999

Back to reverence
       
     
Back to reverence

Let's crown the future with the compromise of tracing it with reverence ALL OF US, NOW, PLEASE!

Fabric, metal and stones (Russian origin) on wood

90cm by 160

2006

To eat is a necessity but to do it intelligently is an art (Le Rochefocould)
       
     
To eat is a necessity but to do it intelligently is an art (Le Rochefocould)

Fabric and wood (Russian origin) on wood

90cm by 160cm

2006

The new Russian
       
     
The new Russian

Oil on linen

100cm by 80cm

2000