Through the Looking Glass

If you carry a frame, everything’s a picture.
And outside the frame, more picture.
And outside the more, more.

    • by Ronna Bloom from

The More

See my blog: Through the Looking Glass.

Circles – The chicken or the egg; I’m not sure which came first, the alluring beauty of the circle or exploring their many gentle qualities. It wasn’t until a few years ago that I realized how much the circle had inhabited my art, both as a frame and an image.

Speeding through the universe  1972     SOLD
acrylic on canvas - 24” x 24”  (part of the early circle works)
Circles of Life (sketch)     2009 
ink sketches - 4” x 5”    (part of the circles and poetry series)

2 Buddhist Things   (part of the circles and contemplation series)
Acrylics, stickers on paper -  24” x 18”

Imaginary Landscapes 1   2015 (part of the circles in the small series)
Acrylics, stickers on paper -  5” x 7”
Jenny's Song 3   2014 (part of the mandala series)
Acrylics and ink and stickers on paper -  12” x 9”

Windows – Unlike circles, the appearance of windows in my art is no mystery, rather it’s a design choice. My use of windows is about framing the image as well as a tool to break up and break down images and ideas to see what happens.

Window Trees   1982
13”x10”, coloured inks on paper,
Lace Curtains  1982
13”x10”, coloured ink on paper
Rainy Day
Rainy Day   1982
13”x10”, coloured ink on paper
Rainy Day
Catch a Falling Star  1982
13”x10”, coloured ink on paper
Lilacs  1982
13”x10”, coloured ink on paper
Window (upper piece from a tryptych) 1989
acrylic, 18” x 36”
Water Study through Windows  1990
coloured inks on paper, 13”x10”
Pog Outtakes  2000
stickers and ink on paper, 10” x 10”
Cottage Outside  2007
ink on paper, 12” x 9”
Cottage Inside  2007
ink on paper, 12” x 9”
Sticker Outtakes  2016
stickers and ink, 12” x 9”
Tree Outside my Window  2017
acrylic and ink on paper, 24” x 18”