The horse's anatomy is fascinating. My latest interest is the importance of the area of the "poll" and how a correctly ridden horse differs from one that has been pulled into a frame. This painting/drawing shows the "poll" of the horse, which, when the horse is ridden correctly, is the highest point of the horse's neck/head. The bones beneath the poll (skull) are the atlas and axis, with the spinal cord running through all of these bones. This area influences much of the way the horse moves, from the head, neck, back, hind end and legs.
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My work has appeared at TED (Technology, Education and Design) MED, on national television, in National Geographic as well as multiple museums and private collections. I am honored to have won numerous international competitions, including TED, The ArtInPlace mural competition, The American Horse Publications Annual Awards among many others.
Currently my work is represented at Mud Dauber Gallery in Virginia. I recently was invited to join an Art Collective and will be presenting a one person show in the spring of 2014. I am thrilled to be combining a love of painting and sculpture, with landscapes/travelscapes and animals (horses) a primary focus. It has...
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