The Missing

These paintings hang in the balance between traditional portraiture and anonymous representation. They are a presentation of individual suffering and loss.

Since 2003, I have collected images such as crime photography, death photography, web images and newspaper cuttings that I use as source material for this series. The project is on-going.

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Bangladesh - oil on traditional gesso on plywood 60.96cm x 60.96cm, 2014 Loretta - oil on traditional gesso on plywood 60.96cm x 60.96cm, 2014 Bosnia-Syria - oil on traditional gesso on plywood 60.96cm x 60.96cm, 2013 Syria (boy with bandage) - oil on traditional gesso on plywood 50.8cm x 60.96cm, 2014 Sochi-Palestine - oil on traditional gesso on plywood 60.96cm x 60.96cm, 2014 Warsaw - oil on traditional gesso on plywood 60.96cm x 76.2cm, 2014 Rowanda-Syria - oil on traditional gesso on plywood 60.96cm x 60.96cm, 2013 New-Orleans(Herman-Wallace) - oil on traditional gesso on plywood 60.96cm x 60.96cm, 2013 Missing - oil on traditional gesso on plywood 60.96cm x 60.96cm, 2014 The Mira River - oil on traditional gesso on plywood 29” x 24”, 2012 The Falls Road - oil on traditional gesso on plywood 24” x 24”, 2012 The Divis Flats (Warsaw) - oil on traditional gesso on plywood 24” x 24”, 2012 The Divis Flats - oil on mylar 18” x 24”, 2012 Syria (waiting) - oil on traditional gesso on plywood 15.5” x 18.5”, 2012 Syria (pink boot) - oil on traditional gesso on plywood 24” x 24”, 2012 Syria (Houla #3) - oil on mylar 24” x 36”, 2012 Syria (Houla #2) - oil on mylar 24” x 36”, 2012 Syria (Houla #1) - oil on mylar 24” x 36”, 2012 Syria (baby blanket) - oil on traditional gesso on plywood 24” x 24”, 2012 Syria (April 2012) - oil on traditional gesso on plywood 29” x 24”, 2012 Syria - oil on traditional gesso on plywood 13” x 14”, 2012 New York City, December 29, 2010 - oil on traditional gesso on plywood 15.5” x 18.5”, 2012 Inverness Mine - oil, charcoal pencil on mylar 17 x 22”, 2010 Baghdad - oil on traditional gesso on plywood 24 x 24”, 2010 Halabja - oil on traditional gesso on plywood 10 x 13”, 2010 Chechnya - oil on traditional gesso on plywood 20 x 24”, 2005 England - oil on traditional gesso on plywood 12 x 14”, 2005 Halifax - oil on traditional gesso on plywood 18 x 22”, 2010 Belfast - oil on traditional gesso on plywood 10 x 12”, 2007 Grozny#2 - oil on traditional gesso on plywood 20 x 24”, 2008 Ulster - oil on traditional gesso on plywood 10 x 11”, 2009 Somalia - oil on gesso on plywood 12 x 16”, 2009 Coalmine - oil, charcoal pencil on mylar 17 x 22”, 2010 New york - oil on traditional gesso on plywood 20 x 24”, 2005 Kabul - oil on traditional gesso on plywood 11.5 x 13.5”, 2008 New Orleans - oil on traditional gesso on plywood 16 x 20”, 2010 Grozny - oil on gesso on plywood 16 x 20”, 2006 Afghanistan - oil and pencil on traditional gesso on plywood 10 x 12”, 2009 Armagh - oil on traditional gesso on plywood 12 x 16”, 2008 Derry - oil on traditional gesso on plywood 16 x 20”, 2008 Brooklyn - oil on traditional gesso on plywood 16 x 20”, 2005 Cape Mabou - oil, charcoal pencil on mylar 11 17”, 2010 Chicago - oil on traditional gesso on plywood 8 x 9”, 2006 Inverness - oil, charcoal pencil on mylar 17 x 22”, 2010 Inverness Mine - oil on traditional gesso on plywood 18 x 24”, 2010 Iraq - oil on traditional gesso on plywood 16 x 20”, 2009 NYC - oil on traditional gesso on plywood, 10 x 12”, 2005 Ohio - oil on traditional gesso on plywood 10 x 12”, 2005 Springhill - oil, charcoal pencil on mylar 17 x 22”, 2010 Springhill, N.S. - oil, charcoal pencil on mylar 17x 22”, 2010 Palestine - oil on traditional gesso on plywood 12 x 16”, 2009 Springhill#2 - charcoal on mylar 17 x 22”, 2010 Cambodia - oil on traditional gesso on plywood 20 x 24”, 2009 Indonesia - oil on traditional gesso on plywood 12 x 16”, 2007 South Africa - oil on traditional gesso on plywood 16 x 20”, 2008 The North - oil on paper 10 x 12”, 2007 Dartmouth- oil on traditional gesso on plywood 24 x 24”, 2010 Queens- oil on traditional gesso on plywood 11x 14”, 2007 Africa- oil on traditional gesso on plywood 16 x 20”, 2005 Kabul- oil on traditional gesso on plywood 12 x 16”, 2011 New York Study - oil on paper 12 x 14”, 2004