Midsummer Week Dream

A Midsummer Week’s Dream

The Summer Break on Dam Lake

2019

 

Once Upon a Pod

No. 269 Once Upon a Pod

25 x 20 cm. Handmade collage of commercially printed book pages from Follow the Monsters (Random House, 1985 (leftover from the Monster Trust project (2015)), Rockwell Kent’s World Famous Paintings (Wise & Co. Inc., 1939), a thick book of nineteenth century engravings, Better Homes & Gardens Famous Foods from Famous Places (Meredeth Press, 1964), Birds’ Eggs and Nests (Hamlyn, 1971), a children’s encyclopedia, and a mid-20th century atlas; a page from a late 1950’s National Geographic magazine; a calendar illustration (the bird); and a photograph of the pod. Not sure where the ladybug came from. Elmer’s glue, Verathane Water-based Polyurethane, and McCloskey GymSeal High Gloss Finish on Masonite.

 

Three Orange Whips

No. 270 Three Orange Whips

25 x 20 cm. Handmade collage of commercially printed book pages from Better Homes & Gardens Famous Foods from Famous Places (Meredeth Press, 1964), Eagle Has Landed (Golden Gate Junior Books, 1970), and a mid-20th century atlas; Elmer’s glue, Verathane Water-based Polyurethane, and McCloskey GymSeal High Gloss Finish on Masonite.

 

Lower Brush Creek and the Fourth Principal Meridian

No. 271 Lower Brush Creek and the Fourth Principal Meridian
prints available

36 x 28 cm. Handmade collage of commercially printed book pages from Soil Survey Vernon County, Wisconsin (U.S. Government Printing Office, 1969), Scotland in Color (R.T. Batsford, LTD, 1954), Uncle Arthur’s Bedtime Stories (Washington: Review & Herald, 1976), Wondrous World of Fishes (National Geographic Society, 1965), Birds’ Eggs and Nests (Hamlyn, 1971), Planets, Stars and Space (Creative Educational Society, 1960), and a mid-20th century atlas; Elmer’s glue, Verathane Water-based Polyurethane, and McCloskey GymSeal High Gloss Finish on Masonite.

 

Somewhere between Norwegian Hollow and Irish Ridge

No. 272 Somewhere between Norwegian Hollow and Irish Ridge
prints available

36 x 28 cm. Handmade collage of commercially printed book pages from Soil Survey Vernon County, Wisconsin (U.S. Government Printing Office, 1969), Scotland in Color (R.T. Batsford, LTD, 1954), Uncle Arthur’s Bedtime Stories (Washington: Review & Herald, 1976), Wondrous World of Fishes (National Geographic Society, 1965), Birds’ Eggs and Nests (Hamlyn, 1971), Planets, Stars and Space (Creative Educational Society, 1960), and a mid-20th century atlas; Elmer’s glue, Verathane Water-based Polyurethane, and McCloskey GymSeal High Gloss Finish on Masonite.

 

Little Britches in the Kickapoo

No. 273 Little Britches in the Kickapoo
prints available

36 x 28 cm. Handmade collage of commercially printed book pages from Soil Survey Vernon County, Wisconsin (U.S. Government Printing Office, 1969), Scotland in Color (R.T. Batsford, LTD, 1954), Uncle Arthur’s Bedtime Stories (Washington: Review & Herald, 1976), Wondrous World of Fishes (National Geographic Society, 1965), Birds’ Eggs and Nests (Hamlyn, 1971), Planets, Stars and Space (Creative Educational Society, 1960), and a mid-20th century atlas; Elmer’s glue, Verathane Water-based Polyurethane, and McCloskey GymSeal High Gloss Finish on Masonite.