DON'T TREAD ON ME, 48x48 inches, Mixed on Canvas, 2013

DON'T TREAD ON ME is a light hearted look at the similarities of insect civilizations and our own. We're actually very much alike with our obsessions dealing with power and control, sex and food, and the undeniable will to survive. Burdock leaves grow along the roads at the Penland School of Crafts in the North Carolina moutains and are wonderful to paint.