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drawing of January wildflowers and roots on the island of Kea, Greece
Graphite and guache on mulberry paper
22" x 12"
2013
drawing of February wildflowers on the island of Kea, Greece
Graphite and guache on mulberry paper
22" x 12"
2013
drawing of March wildflowers on the island of Kea, Greece
Graphite and guache on mulberry paper
22" x 12"
2011
drawing of April wildflowers on the island of Kea, Greece
Graphite and guache on mulberry paper
22" x 12"
2018
guache and graphite drawing of May wildflowers including iris on the island of Kea, Greece
Graphite and guache on mulberry paper
22" x 12"
2016
drawing of June wildflowers from the island of Kea
Graphite and guache on mulberry paper
22" x 12"
2017
color drawing of july wildflower from the island of Kea, Greece
Graphite and guache on mulberry paper
22" x 12"
a drawing of August wild flowers from the island of Kea, Greece
Graphite and guache on mulberry paper
22" x 12"
2018
drawing of September wildflowers on the island of Kea, Greece
Graphite and guache on mulberry paper
22" x 12"
2016
drawing of October wildflowers from the island of Kea, Greece
Graphite and guache on mulberry paper
22" x 12"
drawing of November wildflowers on the island of Kea, Greece
Graphite and guache on mulberry paper
22" x 12"
2011
drawing of December wildflowers and roots on the island of Kea, Greece
Graphite and guache on mulberry paper
22" x 12"

Mapping the Walk Archive. 36 Graphite and gouache drawings on mulberry paper
Mapping the Walk is an archive of 36 original graphite and gouache drawings on mulberry paper drawn from 2011 to 2016. Each of the drawings is a composite image based on observations and drawings by the artist in field sketchbooks of flora growing along a single ancient footpath on the Cycladic Island of Kea. The footpath once stretched to the north tip of the island, however, in recent years paved roadways have destroyed all but the small section leading from Ioulis, passing the ancient Lion of Kea, and ending at the paved road just beyond the Benjamin Spring. The composite drawings represent walks taken each month along the remaining footpath, as a way to honor and document the path itself via its plants; at once the most consistent feature of the path but at the same time the most ephemeral and changing