Hyporheos 2016–2017

The hyporheic zone is where groundwater and surface water interact below the stream bed. In a healthy river, it’s where microbes and tiny invertebrates filter pollutants, cycle plant matter and form the base of the food chain. 

In 2015 Seattle Public Utilities inoculated newly restored stream beds of Thornton Creek with hyporheic material gathered from Cedar River tributaries in an attempt to jumpstart the process.

This confirmed my belief in the power of small things…including small brush strokes.

  • Hyporheos 1

    Hyporheos 1

    Ink, acrylic and flashe on paper, mounted on wood panel

    Year
    2017
    Dimensions
    6" x 36" (WxH)
  • Hyporheos 2

    Hyporheos 2

    Ink, acrylic and flashe on paper, mounted on wood panel

    Year
    2017
    Dimensions
    6" x 36" (WxH)
  • Hyporheic Zone

    Hyporheic Zone

    ink and acrylic on paper

    Year
    2016
    Dimensions
    30" x 22" (WxH)
  • Elwha

    Elwha

    ink, acrylic and flashe on paper

    Year
    2016
    Dimensions
    25" x 35" (WxH)