Aswan, oil on canvas, 12″x 16″, 2010

Original available for sale: Contact artist for information.

I began Aswan years ago while living in Texas.  Still in its impressionistic conceptual phase, It spent some years untouched before being revisited.  There were a pair of swans at the Isis Oasis Sanctuary, north of the bay area in California.  I always loved visiting the swans.  They would always approach people and speak with them in a sweet manner.  I came to Isis Oasis for priestess ordination, and I saw the black swan, Luxor, in a pen with peacocks.  I later saw a pair of large white wings on a table in one of the buildings.  I gasped for I knew these were of the swan.  There had been a city water ordinance declaring they empty their pond for a time.  During these dry months, Aswan was attacked and eaten by either a coyote or a fox, as she was unprotected by her aquatic habitat.  Sadly, Luxor had lost her best ally, her reflection of light, Aswan.  My heart broke open at this, and I finished this painting and dedicated it to Aswan, of Isis Oasis.




Archival prints of Aswan, on canvas and paper, signed by the artist:  Please choose from options below.

Canvas prints are limited, Edition of 350, hand-signed, numbered and varnished.  Limited Edition Prints are sold in descending order; prices increase as fewer remain in the edition.

Allow 2 -3 weeks for canvas orders.

  • 8.5×11″ archival paper print – $25
  • 12×16″ archival paper print – $45
  • 12×16 rolled (un-stretched) canvas – $250
  • 12×16 stretched canvas – $300
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Print Options

Paper Print 8.5×11, Paper Print 12×16, Rolled (Un-stretched) Canvas 12×16, Stretched Canvas 12×16