This is a selection of images from a larger series of photos of the graves of unidentified souls I shot throughout New Mexico. The content of these photos is dirt, rocks, grass, and sticks on the ground, but the subject of each is a personally built monument to the life of an anonymous New Mexican. Sixteen of the photographs hung in the New Mexico Museum of Art
     I was hoping a soulful writer would come along to write text to accompany these pictures and when I read the writings of John Mulhouse in his “City of Dust” blog, I knew immediately this was the guy. I approached John and he saw the same affinity between his and my work and agreed to give it a shot. I had no idea what to expect from him and he later told me he originally wasn’t sure how he would approach it either. After contemplating my work for a while, he started writing vignettes based on the feelings he got from my pictures, and over just a few months he had written 44 of them and, here is a link to a sampling of those couplets:  Still Lives, New Mexico
Signed artist pigment proofs of any of these images are available for collection:
14″ x 21″ on 17″ x 22″ Museo archival cotton paper. $500@
12″ x 18″ on 13″ x 19″ Museo archival cotton paper. $300@
7″ x 10.5″ on 8.5″ x 11″ Museo archival cotton paper. $125@