Breathe Life Into a Stone


Exhibited at Athenaeum gallery located in Old Town Alexandria, Virginia, September 7 – October 15, 2023. Contact the gallery directly for purchase inquiries.



SIZE: 24″x24″x1.5″

MEDIUM: Encaustic on cradled wood panel

TYPE: Painting created with professional high-quality materials

DISPLAY: Unframed. Sides of panel are painted slate gray. Ready to hang with hardware attached.

Signed certificate of authenticity available.

Geological abstract depicting a complicated formation of many stones supported by a firm foundation. Sometimes life keeps piling it on like a mountain of boulders. How does one bare the weight of the world and keep going?   Mixed media includes encaustic, wax pencil, and water-soluble encaustic paint. Titled taken from Shakespeare’s, All’s Well That Ends Well.

This piece is included in the “Every Rock Has A Story” collection of 20 geology-inspired paintings. Click HERE to read a blog article about the backstory, inspiration, and process of the collection.


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