For the earth tilts
While the dark night sings to the dawn
Too long December
Sunflower – the ultimate sun worshipper! This bouquet of sunflowers was given to me to brighten up a gloomy day, and today I am returning the favor by brightening up my viewers’ day with this richly colored print. I photographed the sunflowers when they were expiring their last breaths. I had kept them well past their best, for they became glorious in their decay. I placed them in the sun to bask one final time while I captured their beauty for posterity.
Girasole is the Italian name for sunflower. I like this word for it means to turn towards the sun. As we approach our shortest day of the year, we too wait impatiently for the earth to turn and bring back the sun.
Girasole, a 5″x7″ photopolymer gravure etching on 10″x11″ paper, is offered until Friday midnight this week for $100 unframed.
Please contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org to purchase or for further info.
I will also be having an online sale starting on Friday of this week to coincide with the Stinking Fish Studio Tour open house this weekend at my studio. There will be lots of new and older works for purchase at special prices. I will post more details about this later in the week both here and on my Facebook page so stay tuned!