In these landscapes, colors are heightened and intensified. With a palette too intense to suggest a realistic view of the world, the colors create a world far more innocent and naive. Hyper-detail negates the possibility that the lands depicted by this artist are a dreamscape. Lacking is the hazy focus, atmosphere-laden quality associated with an idyllic dream vision. 

Ozark Noir” refers to the representation of a darkly mysterious spiritual beauty of the physical world.  Consistent with this theme of overlooked, unseen, or hidden realms in natural settings are works such as this oil on canvas seascape promoted as product in the Salem, Massachusetts museum store.

After the Storm, the House of the Seven Gables