LAURIS PHILLIPS SUMI-E
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Opening Night, March 7 / 2015

Opening Night, March 7 / 2015

Jump-down / Pelican / 2014

Jump-down / Pelican / 2014

with handmade grey-squirrel brush, 27 x 18 in

Jump-up / Pelican / 2014

Jump-up / Pelican / 2014

with handmade grey-squirrel brush, 27 x 18 in

Strut / Tricolored Heron / 2013

Strut / Tricolored Heron / 2013

with handmade raccoon brush, 13 x 13 in

 

Reddish Egret 2 / 2013

Reddish Egret 2 / 2013

with handmade raccoon brush, 14 x 9 in

Reddish Egret 1 / 2013

Reddish Egret 1 / 2013

with handmade raccoon brush, 14 x 9 in

Double-crested Cormorant / 2013

Double-crested Cormorant / 2013

18 x 13 in

 

White Ibis Quintet / 2013

White Ibis Quintet / 2013

with handmade raccoon brush, 14 x 27

 

White Ibis Trio / 2013

White Ibis Trio / 2013

with handmade raccoon brush, 14 x 23 in 

White Ibis, standing / 2013

White Ibis, standing / 2013

with handmade raccoon brush, 14 x 13 in

Bird Flies but Does Not Cross / 2014

Bird Flies but Does Not Cross / 2014

with handmade raccoon brush, including silk border 33 x 85

Calligraphy by Shaku Daijo 

Shaku Daijo is priest of Daishu-in West Rinzai Zen Temple, in Northern California.

A portion of the sale of this folding, framed screen will go to Daishu-in West, with much gratitude for collaboration and teaching.

Traces of an Ibis / 2014

Traces of an Ibis / 2014

Indigo watercolor,  with handmade grey-squirrel brush,  13 x 54 in

 

Traces of a Pelican / 2014

Traces of a Pelican / 2014

Indigo watercolor with a handmade grey-squirrel brush, 36 x 27 in

Traces of a Pelican 2 / 2014

Traces of a Pelican 2 / 2014

Indigo watercolor with a handmade grey-squirrel brush, 27 x 18 in

Traces of a Bird / 2015

Traces of a Bird / 2015

digital print on silk, 78 x 30 in

Calligraphy by Shaku Daijo:

"There is nowhere to look for them, 

the traces a bird leaves in the sky"

Bird Flies but Does Not Cross / panel 1 / 2014

Bird Flies but Does Not Cross / panel 1 / 2014

with handmade raccoon brush, including silk border 33 x 17 in

first panel of a 5-panel framed screen, a collaboration with Calligrapher Shaku Daijo.  

Bird Flies but Does Not Cross / panel 2 / 2014

Bird Flies but Does Not Cross / panel 2 / 2014

with handmade raccoon brush, including silk border 33 x 17 in

second panel of a 5-panel framed screen, a collaboration with Calligrapher Shaku Daijo.  

Bird Flies but Does Not Cross / panel 3 / 2014

Bird Flies but Does Not Cross / panel 3 / 2014

with handmade raccoon brush, including silk border 33 x 17 in

third panel of a 5-panel framed screen, a collaboration with Calligrapher Shaku Daijo.  

Bird Flies but Does Not Cross / panel 4 / 2014

Bird Flies but Does Not Cross / panel 4 / 2014

with handmade raccoon brush, including silk border 33 x 17 in

forth panel of a 5-panel framed screen, a collaboration with Calligrapher Shaku Daijo.  

Bird Flies but Does Not Cross / panel 5 / 2014

Bird Flies but Does Not Cross / panel 5 / 2014

fifth panel of a 5-panel framed screen, including silk border 33 x 17 in  

Calligraphy by Shaku Daijo, priest of Daishu-in West Rinzai Zen Temple.  

Opening Night, March 7 / 2015

Jump-down / Pelican / 2014

with handmade grey-squirrel brush, 27 x 18 in

Jump-up / Pelican / 2014

with handmade grey-squirrel brush, 27 x 18 in

Strut / Tricolored Heron / 2013

with handmade raccoon brush, 13 x 13 in

 

Reddish Egret 2 / 2013

with handmade raccoon brush, 14 x 9 in

Reddish Egret 1 / 2013

with handmade raccoon brush, 14 x 9 in

Double-crested Cormorant / 2013

18 x 13 in

 

White Ibis Quintet / 2013

with handmade raccoon brush, 14 x 27

 

White Ibis Trio / 2013

with handmade raccoon brush, 14 x 23 in 

White Ibis, standing / 2013

with handmade raccoon brush, 14 x 13 in

Bird Flies but Does Not Cross / 2014

with handmade raccoon brush, including silk border 33 x 85

Calligraphy by Shaku Daijo 

Shaku Daijo is priest of Daishu-in West Rinzai Zen Temple, in Northern California.

A portion of the sale of this folding, framed screen will go to Daishu-in West, with much gratitude for collaboration and teaching.

Traces of an Ibis / 2014

Indigo watercolor,  with handmade grey-squirrel brush,  13 x 54 in

 

Traces of a Pelican / 2014

Indigo watercolor with a handmade grey-squirrel brush, 36 x 27 in

Traces of a Pelican 2 / 2014

Indigo watercolor with a handmade grey-squirrel brush, 27 x 18 in

Traces of a Bird / 2015

digital print on silk, 78 x 30 in

Calligraphy by Shaku Daijo:

"There is nowhere to look for them, 

the traces a bird leaves in the sky"

Bird Flies but Does Not Cross / panel 1 / 2014

with handmade raccoon brush, including silk border 33 x 17 in

first panel of a 5-panel framed screen, a collaboration with Calligrapher Shaku Daijo.  

Bird Flies but Does Not Cross / panel 2 / 2014

with handmade raccoon brush, including silk border 33 x 17 in

second panel of a 5-panel framed screen, a collaboration with Calligrapher Shaku Daijo.  

Bird Flies but Does Not Cross / panel 3 / 2014

with handmade raccoon brush, including silk border 33 x 17 in

third panel of a 5-panel framed screen, a collaboration with Calligrapher Shaku Daijo.  

Bird Flies but Does Not Cross / panel 4 / 2014

with handmade raccoon brush, including silk border 33 x 17 in

forth panel of a 5-panel framed screen, a collaboration with Calligrapher Shaku Daijo.  

Bird Flies but Does Not Cross / panel 5 / 2014

fifth panel of a 5-panel framed screen, including silk border 33 x 17 in  

Calligraphy by Shaku Daijo, priest of Daishu-in West Rinzai Zen Temple.  

Opening Night, March 7 / 2015
Jump-down / Pelican / 2014
Jump-up / Pelican / 2014
Strut / Tricolored Heron / 2013
Reddish Egret 2 / 2013
Reddish Egret 1 / 2013
Double-crested Cormorant / 2013
White Ibis Quintet / 2013
White Ibis Trio / 2013
White Ibis, standing / 2013
Bird Flies but Does Not Cross / 2014
Traces of an Ibis / 2014
Traces of a Pelican / 2014
Traces of a Pelican 2 / 2014
Traces of a Bird / 2015
Bird Flies but Does Not Cross / panel 1 / 2014
Bird Flies but Does Not Cross / panel 2 / 2014
Bird Flies but Does Not Cross / panel 3 / 2014
Bird Flies but Does Not Cross / panel 4 / 2014
Bird Flies but Does Not Cross / panel 5 / 2014