East Meets West - Note card
5" x 7"
"When asked to participate in a cultural exchange art exhibition in Japan in May of 1994, I accepted whole-heartedly. Having been to Japan the year before, I was inspired by the prospect of returning. I had never painted or demonstrated at a public exhibit of my work and was a bit nervous. I decided to work on a narrative still life that philosophically united aspects of Japan and the American West. Consequently, one of my two suitcases was filled with props and painting materials. It was a challenge painting for six days in front of the public but I enjoyed visiting with many of the wonderful, and very polite Kumamoto residents. After returning to Missoula, I was able to complete the painting in my relatively calm and quiet studio." The painting was later reproduced as a limited edition print. The image of this note card is from the limited edition print East Meets West.
All note cards are printed on recycled paper with soy based inks. Note cards come boxed in sets of six cards with white envelopes made from recycled paper.