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M M APPLETON

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2016

Ghost Target

oi on canvas
48 x 60"
2016



Pleached

224 / oil on board canvas
5 x 7"
2016



Hakim

226 oil on board canvas
7 x 5"
2016



Hoop Snake Mark

234 / oil on canvas
48 x 60"
2016



Tank Jazz Dancing

225 / Gouache, etching and collage
19 x 22"
2016



Fur

230 oil on canvas board
7 x 5"
2016



Pilgrim

44 / oil on canvas
60 x 48"
2016



Plain Bob Primavera

227 oil on canvas board
7 x 5"
2016



Caged

Monoprint / 12" x 16.5"
14 x 20"
2016



2015

Hoop Snake / Cedar Street Tavern

209 / oil on canvas
48 x 60"
2015



Plain Bob 2

203 / Drawing
24 x 33"
2015



Tank Jazz for Mr D

202 / Drawing
24 x 33"
2015



Hoop Snake

198 / lithograph
8 x 10"
2015



Tank Jazz Uprising

212 / drawing
24 x 33"
2015



Tank Jazz Still Life

213 / drawing
24 x 33"
2015



Mug and Egg

217 / oil on board canvas
5 x 7"
2015



Plain Bob 3

204 / gouache on paper
8 x 10.5"
2015



Shell

211 / drawing / pencil on paper
7 x 8"
2015



Pitcher and Spoon

215 / drawing / pencil on paper
6 x 8.5"
2015



Medlar

Monoprint
10 x 13"
2015



Three Apples

214 / drawing / pencil on paper
8 x 11.5"
2015



Parley

Monoprint
9 1/2 x 13"
2015



Sargasso

Monoprint
11 x 12"
2015



2014

Event Horizon

192 / oil on canvas
48 x 60"
2014



Ymana

196/ oil on canvas
5" x 20"
2014



Terrain

195 / oil on canvas
10 x 12"
2014



Tools

191 / drawing / charcoal on paper
7.5 x 10.5"
2014



Ex/Am

232 / oil on canvas
10 x 12"
2014



Auger

231 oil on canvas
10.5 x 13.5"
2014



2013

Death (Booya)

28 / oil on canvas
60 x 48"
2013



Hoop Snke Soaring

103 / monoprint
11.5 x 16.5"
2013



Moonsnake

146 / encaustic on canvas
16 x 20"
2013



Weir

48 / ink drawing with bleach and water-colour
9 X 11.75"
2013



Chica

107 / encaustic on canvas
16 x 20"
2013



Hoop Snake Swell

187 / monoprint
13.5 x 18"
2013



The Watchers

186 / monoprint
8 x 9.75"
2013



Yawl

181 / monoprint
16.5 x 11.5"
2013



Hoop Snake Voyager

177 / monoprint
10.5 x 15"
2013



Tandem

180 / monoprint
8.5 x 12"
2013



Nativity

178 / monoprint
12 x 13.5"
2013



Coupling

179 / monoprint
11.5 x 16.5"
2013



Flux

174 / monoprint
6.5 x 9"
2013



Bad Blue Monkey

176 / monoprint
11.5 x 16.5"
2013



Heading Out

166 / monoprint
9.5 x 10.5"
2013



Tell It At Sea

164 / monoprint
11.5 x 16.5"
2013



Stacked Up

165 / monoprint
9.5 x 13.5"
2013



Set Off

169 / monoprint
11.5 x 16.5"
2013



Weathering

161 / monoprint
11 x 15"
2013



Glider

162 / monoprint
8 x 11.5"
2013



Gateway

102 / monoprint
11.5 x 16.5"
2013



Another Summer Moon

76 / monoprint
11.5 x 16.5"
2013



Tell It

101 / monoprint
11.5 x 16.5"
2013



Southwark Cathedral

145 / drawing / ink on paper
5.5 x 7.5"
2013



Three Bottles

129 / drawing / ink on paper
8.5 x 11.5"
2013



Three Views of a Fox Skull

144 / drawing / ink on paper
11.5 x 16.5"
2013



Culebrones

46 / drawing / ink w bleach over watercolor
9 x 11.5"
2013



Buho

53 / drawing / ink w bleach over watercolor on paper
8 x 12"
2013



Vinča

45 / drawing / ink w bleach on paper
7.5 x 10.5"
2013



Taxonomy

47 / drawing / ink w bleach on paper
7.5 x 11"
2013



Hoop Snake Ablaze

49 / drawing / ink w bleach on paper
4.5 x 8"
2013



Hoop Snake Rising

50 / drawing / ink w bleach over watercolor on paper
5.5 x 8"
2013



Hoop Snake Sutra

51 / drawing / ink w bleach over watercolor on paper
8 x 12"
2013



Banner

183 / monoprint
11.5 x 16.5"
2013



Reckoning

184 / Reckoning
11.5 x 16.5"
2013



Chasing Bees

185 / monoprint
10 x 11.5"
2013



Adrift

Monoprint
5 1/2 x 8 1/2"
2013



2013 Delphi

Pythia

54 / drawing / ink w bleach over watercolor on paper
7.5 x 11"
2013



Sibyl

56 / drawing / ink w bleach on paper
5.5 x 7"
2013



Omphalos

57 / drawing / ink w bleach on paper
5.5 x 7"
2013



Nyx

58 / drawing / ink w bleach on paper
4.75 x 7.5"
2013



Typhon and Pythia

55 / drawing / ink w bleach on paper
5.75 x 8
2013



Hestia

59 / drawing / ink w bleach over watercolor on paper
7.25 x 11"
2013



Apollo

60 / drawing / ink w bleach on paper
8 x 11"
2013



Hymn

61 / drawing / ink w bleach on paper
5.5 x 7.5"
2013



2012

Hoop Snake Night River

71 / monoprint
12 x 16.5"
2012



Hover

143 / oil on canvas
48 x 60 "
2012



Ophidian

128 / encaustic on canvas
16" x 20"
2012



Small Bird on Fire

84 / monoprint
9 x 11.5"
2012



Waxing/Waning

125 / encaustic on canvas
16" x 20"
2012



Owl with Fish

130 / drawing / charcoal and chalk on paper
36 x 39"
2012



Keep

82 / monoprint
13 x 16,5"
2012



Aloft

67 / monoprint
7 x 7.5"
2012



Portolan

95 / monoprint
7 x 8"
2012



On the Run

98 / monoprint
9 x 10.75"
2012



Skater

85 / monoprint
12 x 13"
2012



I-10 at Night

87 / monoprint
8.5 x 12"
2012



Hoop Snake

62 / monoprint
8 x 11.5"
2012



Deer Skull

152 / drawing / pencil on paper
8 x 11.5"
2012



Garlic

154 / drawing / chalk on toned paper
5 x 6.75"
2012



Garlic

153 / drawing / pencil on paper
7 x 7.5"
2012



Blue Wheel Underway

99 / monoprint
11 x 15"
2012



Going Downhill Fast

75 / monoprint
11.5 x 16.5"
2012



Bombilla

74 / monoprint
11.5 x 16.5"
2012



Up the Downs

68 / monoprint
8 x 10"
2012



Floating Buddha

70 / monoprint
11.5 x 16.5"
2012



Coming

65 / monoprint
8 x 11.5"
2012



Going

66 / monoprint
11.5 x 16.5"
2012



Summer Moon

72 / monoprint
9.5 x 12.5"
2012



2011

...many things conspired/ to tell me the whole story./ Not only did they touch me,/ or my hand touched them:/ they were/ so close/ that they were a part/ of my being,/ they were so alive with me/ that they lived half my life/ and will die half my death.

Ode to things (fragment)
Pablo Neruda, translated by Ken Krabbenhoft

Fox Skull

121/ drawing / pencil on paper
11 x 14"
2011



Grasshopper

96 / monoprint
10 x 22"
2011



Daddy Angel

15 / oil on canvas
48 x 60"
2011



Shuang Yu

14 / oil on canvas
48 x 60"
2011



Sueños

151 / drawing / charcoal and chalk on paper
11.5 x 16.5"
2011



Scuttling

112 / monoprint
12 x 14"
2011



Hoop Snake Swimming

89 / monoprint
15 x 22"
2011



Mycenae Luxaeterna

81 / monoprint
11.5 x 18.5"
2011



Pretty Girl

80 / monoprint
14.5 x 20"
2011



Chica Alarmed

136 / oilstick on paper
27.5 x 39"
2011



The Little Dog Laughed

93 / monoprint
16.5 x 19.5"
2011



Hoop Snake Shawnee

79 / monoprint
11.5 x 16.5"
2011



Argo

92 / monoprint
14.5 x 18.5
2011



Left Out

91 / monoprint
12 x 15.5"
2011



Seeing Things

90 / monoprint
15 x 18.5"
2011



Dancer in the Dark

94 / monoprint
16 x 18"
2011



Red Moon

97 / monoprint
11.5 x 16"
2011



Mountains of the Moon

100/ monoprint
8 x 9"
2011



Leaping Free

64 / monoprint
9.5 x 10.5"
2011



Skywriting

63 / monoprint
8 x 11.5"
2011



Whoa

88 / monoprint
11.5 x 16.5"
2011



Guy Breaking Out

134 / drawing / charcoal on paper
23 x 25.5"
2011



Bottle and Egg

10 / oil on canvas board
5" x 7"
2011



Fragrant Portals 2011

The Hoop Snake Variations

The Idea of Order at Key West

by Wallace Stevens

She sang beyond the genius of the sea. The water never formed to mind or voice, Like a body wholly body, fluttering Its empty sleeves; and yet its mimic motion

Hoop Snake Bebop

16 / encaustic on canvas with collaged monoprint elements
12" x 16"
2011

Made constant cry, caused constantly a cry, That was not ours although we understood, Inhuman, of the veritable ocean.

Hoop Snake Diapason

17 / encaustic over tempera on paper collaged onto canvas
30" x 40"
2011

The sea was not a mask. No more was she. The song and water were not medleyed sound. Even if what she sang was what she heard, Since what she sang was uttered word by word,

Hoop Snake/The Sea Was Not a Mask

18/ encaustic over oil underpainting on canvas
16" x 30"
2011

It may be that in all her phrases stirred The grinding water and the gasping wind; But it was she and not the sea we heard.

Hoop Snake Aubade

19 / encaustic on canvas
48" x 60"
2011

For she was the maker of the song she sang. The ever-hooded, tragic-gestured sea Was merely a place by which she walked to sing. Whose spirit is this? We said, because we knew It was the spirit that we sought and knew That we should ask this often as she sang.

Hoop Snake Cantabile

20 / encaustic on canvas
16" x 20"
2012

If it was only the dark voice of the sea That rose, or even colored by many waves; If it was only the outer voice of sky And cloud, of the sunken coral water-walled, However clear, it would have been deep air,

Hoop Snake/Sunken Coral Water-Walled

21 / encaustic on canvas
18" x 24"
2011

The heaving speech of air, a summer sound Repeated in a summer without end And sound alone. But it was more than that,

Hoop Snake/Summer Without End

22 / encaustic on canvas
16" x 20"
2011

More even than her voice, and ours, among The meaningless plungings of water and the wind, Theatrical distances, bronze shadows heaped On high horizons, mountainous atmospheres Of sky and sea.

Hoop Snake/Bronze Shadows Heaped

23 / encaustic on canvas
16" x 20"
2011

It was her voice that made The sky acutest at its vanishing. She measured to the hour its solitude.

Hoop Snake Solea

24 / encaustic on canvas
16" x 20"
2011

She was the single artificer of the world In which she sang. And when she sang, the sea, Whatever self it had, became the self That was her song, for she was the maker. Then we, As we beheld her striding there alone, Knew that there never was a world for her Except the one she sang and, singing, made.

Hoop Snake Descant

25 / encaustic on canvas with collaged monoprint
12" x 16"
2011

Ramon Fernandez, tell me, if you know, Why, when the singing ended and we turned Toward the town, tell why the glassy lights, The lights at the fishing boats at anchor there, As the night descended, tilting in the air, Mastered the night and portioned out the sea, Fixing emblazoned zones and fiery poles, Arranging, deepening, enchanting night.

Hoop Snake/Emblazoned Zone

26 / encaustic on canvas mounted on board
8.5" x 11.5"
2011

Oh! Blessed rage for order, pale Ramon. The maker's rage to order words of the sea, Words of the fragrant portals dimly-starred, And of ourselves and of our origins, In ghostlier demarcations, keener sounds.

Hoop Snake Surya Namaskar

27 / encaustic on canvas with hidden collage
10" x 16"
2011

2010 and Before

Still Life with Squash

1 / oil on canvas
16 x 20"
2009



Hoop Snake

41 / aquatint etching
7 x 9.75
2010



Great Blue Heron

110 / drawing / pastel on paper
23.5 x 33"
2010



Jon

149 / drawing / chalk on toned paper
11.5 x 5.5"
2007



Gregory

119 / drawing / chalk on toned paper
10 x 12.5"
2009



Zoe Twisting

141 / drawing / charcoal on paper
16.5 x 23"
2009



Vinyl Zoe

135 / collage w adhesive vinyl on paper
20 x 25"
2009



Shell

118 / drawing / pencil on paper
8.75 x 9.5"
2007



Coffeepot with Pear

124 / drawing / chalk on toned paper
11.5 x 16"
2009



Jug from the Calle Feria

113 / drawing / pencil on paper
11 x 14"
2010



David

123 / drawing / charcoal on paper
23.5 x 33"
2010



Still Life wit Green Shell

2 / oil on canvas
12 x 16"
2009



Mug

13 / oil on canvas board
5 x 7"
2010



Pomegranates

12 / oil on canvas board
5 x 7"
2010



The Hearing

8 / oil on canvas
42 x 42"
2009



Still Life with Black Bottle

5 / oil on canvas
16 x 22"
2009



Landscape / Holland Park

4 / Landscape - Holland Park
16 x 24"
2009



Regarding Elisje

9 / oil on canvas
59 x 37"
2010



Chica con Perro

109 / tempera on paper
19.5 x 27"
2010



Chica (Yellow)

131 / tempera on paper
19.5 x 27"
2010



Still Life with Oranges

132 / tempera on paper
19.5 x 27"
2010



Bottle & Shell

11 / oil on canvas
7.5 x 5"
2010



Elisje (after Rembrandt)

142 / drawing / charcoal on paper
24 x 33"
2010