Here are some of my favorites, these works are in their happy new homes but thought you might like to see them.

 

Let's Go See The Pet Psychic

(from the collection of Mary Ann Hall in Virginia, USA)

 

Fun

 

 

"Pigs in the Sky"
from the collection of Suzanne Jenkins in Maryland

 

 

 

 


The President of the United States, Tina Turner, river rafting with the Vice President, Daisy and her friend, Ruf
(Left a good job in the city...working for the man every night and day...yeah we're rolling on the river)

(from the collection of Tracy in San Francisco)

 

 

Angel by day

 

Angel by night

 

Woman in her underwear rushing to greet the happy new day

(from the collection of Tracy in San Francisco)

 

 

Jesus Relaxing in His Condo

(from the collection of Bob and Lynn Kilroy in Santa Monica)

 

"Remember to play every day (purse: do it now)"
collection of Cathy Waronker in Los Angeles


 

"I LOVE MY COOK" 

(Cat: another exceptional meal.Girl: thank you)
from the collection of Warner West in Los Angeles

 



"Me and my new friends NOT shopping at Walmart (this way to the fun)"

I made this painting before I knew the extent of the bad karma Walmart is racking up for themselves

 

Cats setting sale on a sea of pencils



 

 

 

 

Be still and know I am dog

 

 

 

Milton with flowers

 

 

 


 

Bloom where you're planted

 

 

At the park

 

IF ONLY I HAD TAKEN UP WITH THE CIRCUS.   I THINK I WOULD HAVE MADE A GOOD TRAPEZE ARTIST.  WAIT, MAYBE IT'S NOT TOO LATE!

18" x 22"     $80

  Ingredients:  Painting of thinking man from an estate sale in Kansas City, I had been saving this painting for the right moment; frame from the Yucca Valley Swap meet, love from Fairy Elf

SOLD (thank you Jana Cook in New York City)

 

 


Dog Bless America

 

FUNNY CAT

 9.5" x 11re"    $165

 Ingredients: Board and wood from the streets of Kansas City; stars from Susan Kuhlman in NY; pearls from Marcia Heifner or Ramona Otto; Ramona gave me that Bingo Game (blue cardboard circles and red squares; cap from glue from the Los Angeles Zoo's Earth Day festival; pulltab from my road; beads from a pretty necklace I think from Joanne Licardo; twisties from trash bags,   love from Fairy Elf

SOLD (thankyou Meredith Ottenbacher in Melrose, MA)

 

 

DOG BLESS AMERICA

11" x 11.5"     $175

  Ingredients: Board and wood from the streets of Kansas City; stars from Susan Kuhlman in NY; pearls from Marcia Heifner or Ramona Otto; Ramona gave me that Bingo Game (blue cardboard circles and red squares; cap from glue and piece of a wire hanger from the Los Angeles Zoo's Earth Day festival; pulltab from my road,    love from Fairy Elf

SOLD (thankyou J C)

 

 

LADIES TAKING BACK THE EARTH ....GIVING MEN A MUCH NEEDED VACATION ....KICKING SOME BUTT IF NECESSARY

 

     

each lady is 19" x 24.5"     $500

  Ingredients: Set of 3 large lithographs by the famous "Joanne Scott" of 1975 from the Yucca Valley Swap Meet; glitter from Maxine Mick of Yucca Valley; braid of fake hair, jewels and chain from Kerrie Howell of Seattle; rhine stone bracelet from the swap meet; fancy trims from Joanne Licardo and her student; my old pink shoe lace;  old pink clothes line from an estate sale in Kansas City;  chord I found on the road from a bale of hay;  love from Fairy Elf

TRADED with Mr. Imagination in New Jersey for some of his cool art (as seen in the House of Blues and museums)

 

RING OF FIRE

         

   11" x 12.5"   $180

  Ingredients: this and that,    love from Shari, 

SOLD (thank you Helena Ragone in West Roxbury, MA)

 

 

 

DESPERADO

   11.5" x 12.5"   $180

Ingredients:   I figure we could all use a break from reading and I could really use a break from typing so once again, if you really need to know the ingredients in any of these, let me know,   love from Shari 

SOLD (thank you Elly Karnbad in New York for Allison's birthday in Los Angeles)

 

COMMUNITY OF HAPPY EARTHLINGS, HAVING FOUND OUR COMMON GROUND

(flying earthling: "We can band together and make positive changes on our planet")

                

As seen in my first museum show in Waterloo, Iowa, this piece was made in Kansas City last year   19" x 24.5"    $250

  Ingredients: board from the streets of Kansas City; my and other people's old paint brushes (found in the estate sales of Kansas City); rusty nails from the old wood I drag home; letters from my vast collection of letters (not really, and I was trying to use most of them up on this piece along with the paint brushes); old broom and mop handles from the streets and garage sales of Kansas City,  love from Shari

SOLD (thank you Roger Peltzman and Sharon Panulla in NYC)

HUMMING BIRD

(bird: "hmm hmm hmm, la la la, I wish I knew the words to that song")

11.5" x 15"    $175

  Ingredients: Painted canvas from Carolyn and Angie's basement and part of a previous large assemblage of painted canvases someone made; my old spa sandal; my old paint brushes and some other people's old paint brushes; glittery sequins from the glittering Ramona Otto of Santa Monica; old tile I found somewhere; those small and environmentally disturbing glue tubes from the arts and crafts tables at the Los Angeles Zoo's Earth Day celebration (I got to help the kids make art); old nails from the old door that blew off of my old out house,    love from Shari

SOLD (thank you Lark Zonka)

 

 

WISH FAIRY COW

     10.75" x 12.5"    $140

Ingredients: Piece of an old desk I found in an alley in Santa Monica' wooden condiment bowls from a thrift store in Calimesa, CA: water bottle caps; vintage can trim (frame) a free gift from the leftovers at the Evangelical Free Church Rummage Sale in Yucca Valley, CA; glitter from Kerrie Howell in Seattle; wooden scraps from the leftovers at Earth Day at the LA Zoo,    love from Shari 

SOLD (thank you Nico and Randy Polumbo in New York City)

 

 

 

DOG PREACHING THE GOSPEL OF DOG TO THE NICE FOLKS IN HELL

12.5" x 8"   $140

  Ingredients: Halloween sign "Broom Parking, 25 cents" from a thrift store in Calimesa, CA; wood from the yard; glitter from Maxine Mick of Yucca Valley; pearls from the Yucca Valley swap meet; glue cap from glue from Earth Day 2005 at the LA Zoo; eyes from Susan Kuhlman of NYC; cardboard from somewhere,   love from Shari

SOLD (thank you Jan Dykema in St. Helena, CA)

 

WISH FAIRY POODLE

     9" x 8"    $125

Ingredients: smashed metal thing from my neighbor George's house when I went over to feed the horses (Princess and Blade!) some carrots; pearls from a YV thrift store; cap from my old toothpaste; wings are my old hello kitty wallet; glitter from a KC, KS swap meet,  love from Shari 

SOLD (thank you Carla Kaplan in New York but lives in Los Angeles)

 

 

 

 

PERFECTION IS OVER RATED

11" x 11"   $95

  Ingredients: this and that...stuff from Kerrie Howell, Suzanne Jenkins, my old spa sandal; pencil with hockey eraser from someone; tin foil from leftovers; my old painting cloth; frame from the boys and girls club thrift store,   love from Shari

 

SOLD (thank you Lauren Comly in Ithaca, NY)

 

 THE QUEENS OF THE WORLD

         

           18" x 14"   $200

Ingredients: Painting and sequins from the Humane Society thrift store in Yucca Valley; Glitter: Maxine Mick; aquarium rocks , tin foil& sequin threads from a Yucca Valley thrift store; necklace from Joanne Licardo of Ten Women Gallery in Santa Monica; old 40's car trim from the Evangelical free Church's rummage sale in Yucca Valley    Love from Shari

SOLD (thank you Robert Greenwald and Kurt Einstein in Jamaica Plain, MA)

 

 

 

 

THE FLOWERING OF CONSCIOUSNESS

(Bunny's been listening to Eckhart Tolle)

   24" x 18"     $150

Ingredients: a bunch of stuff from here and there and hay baling chord from the road; hinges from the YV swap meet; shiny rhinestones in the butterflies from a broken cross from the Humane Society thrift store in YV,    love from Shari 

SOLD (thank you Cindy Rosenburg in Marina Del Rey, CA)

 

 

 

REMEMBER TO PLAY EVERY DAY

14" x 18"     $300

Ingredients:  Board from out at the yard at the cabin; dominos from the Evangelical Free Churches rummage sale in Yucca Valley; pieces of wood from Ramona Otto; all that other stuff is from Kerrie Howell in Seattle, thank you Kerrie!,   love from Shari

SOLD (thank you David Garner at Chong Partners architects in San Leandro, CA.  they specialize in using recycled materials in their projects)

 

 

IT'S A NICE DAY FOR A PICNIC

24" x 18"   

  Ingredients: painting from a thrift store in Joshua Tree; other stuff from here and there,   love from Shari

SOLD (thank you Randy Polumbo and Nico in New York City)

 

 

 

HONEY I'M HOME

 

         

    10" x 14"   $200     

  Ingredients: Painting from a dumpster in Ocean Grove, NJ last month (thank's to Craig Russell for his help in excavating about 20 of these canvases from that construction dumpster); scraps of wood and broomsticks from my great collection; rocks came with the cabin and came from the Earth; my old spa sandal; puka shells from a necklace from some sale; wire from the road; glitter from a swap meet in Kansas City; all that other stuff is from Kerrie Howell in Seattle, thank you Kerrie!,   love from Shari,  love from Shari, yes this one is signed twice for extra value!

SOLD (thanks Curlin Sullivan in Austin, TX)

 

 

BE STILL AND KNOW I AM DOG

 

     20" x 24"    $165

Ingredients: Frame from the Yucca Valley Swap Meet; painting from the Boys and Girls Club Thrift Store in Yucca Valley; wood from the yard; cap from those little glues we used at the LA Zoo's Earth Fest art making booth; puka shells from some sale,    love from Shari 

SOLD (thank you David Garner in San Leandro, CA)

 

 

IT'S FUN TO DANCE IN FRANCE

11" x 15"     $145

Ingredients:  Card board picture, handle from the cutting board above and plastic things from from the Evangelical Free Church Rummage Sale last month; things I found on the ground; broken silver ware tray; old leg cap from my mini trampoline; old sock hangers; nails from some old wood,   love from Shari

SOLD (Thank you Maggie Ellis in Los Angeles)

 

ME, YOU AND THE BEE CAT FAIRY

7" x 9"     $130

Ingredients:  Crafty wooden heart and measuring spoons from the Evangelical Free Church in Yucca Valley's rummage sale; old wash cloth/painting cloth; threads from Kim Pitzer in AZ; cork from Joanne Licardo; old nails from some old wood; fake fur from Suzanne Jenkins,  love from Shari

SOLD (thank you Mike Berkley, WFMU listener!)

 

AND NOW HERE'S BOB

   24" x 27"   $250

Ingredients:  Board on which someone (Bob?) had painted "King Bob" on, stay tuned for what I do to the "King" part of the board;  wooden "frame" from the side of the road somewhere, I'm sure; jewels from Ramona Otto of Santa Monica, Marcia Heifner of NY, Kerrie Howell of Seattle and Stephanie Walker of Joshua Tree; neon plastic 6" rulers from Suzanne Jenkins of Maryland,  love from Shari

SOLD (thank you Jan Dykema in Napa Valley, CA)

 

 

 

FUNNY BOY

 

           

12" x 9"   $120

Ingredients: Old cutting board, door stop and paint stirring stick from the Evangelical Free Churches rummage sale last month; scraps of wood from my great collection of those; water bottle caps; my old sock hanger; poker chips from the ground by the Boys and Girls club thrift store in Yucca Valley, CA,    love from Shari

SOLD (Thank you Christine Myung in Medford, MA)

 

 

KITTY CAT RELAXING ON THE SEA OF GLITTER

 

     14" x 19"   

 $160

Ingredients: Board from Barr Lumber in Yucca Valley; frame from a thrift store in the same town; marquee letters from Brady Vest from Kansas City; Scrabble letters from Nichole Fromm; shiny plastic letters from Jenny Fillius in Seattle; fish and glass pieces from a Canadian "snowbird" couple at the Yucca Valley swap meet this Saturday; other stuff from my greatly reduced collection of stuff; bottle caps from Trader Joe's orange juice,   love from Shari

SOLD (thank you Dava Waite in Sherman Oaks, CA)

 

 

 

 

 

BE STILL AND KNOW I AM DOG

20" x 18"     $160

Ingredients:  Scrap wood and board from around the cabin; beads and broken glass from the Yucca Valley Swap meet; nose rubber thingy I found on the ground; "tree branches" from a local thrift store; Scrabble tiles from a Scrabble game I got at some sale and then forgot to look at a box in the garage that got rained on and they got all weird but I kind of like what happened to them now; buttons from Suzanne Jenkins,  love from Shari

SOLD (thank you Julie Owens in Walla Walla, Washington!)

 

 

 

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