SPIKED WAVE    

                              

                                        50"H x 36"W          Acrylic on canvas          Private Collection            I  

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This figuritive abstraction is about the energy and motion of surf and the grace and skill of surfers who integrate with it.  Confession: the painting started out to be purely an abstraction but I could not resist the urge to insert the surfer performing a cutback.  It may be hard to distinguish the surfer from the wave...that's the way it should be.