Nearly 50 years of exploring science, patterns, metaphysics, and historical events.

An article by Myrrh, "Can Personal Meaning be Derived from Science?", recently published in Leonardo, a journal of art, science and technology (February 2014) can be read here.

Till October 31st: “Erosion”, indigo dyed, by Myrrh in "Landscapes" at the Pacific Art League, 668 Ramona, Palo Alto, CA

 

A farmer in El Salvador with his machete.

A farmer in El Salvador with his machete.

TRAVEL, SOCIAL JUSTICE

Through Recent History with Myrrh
Since high school, when Myrrh did service work in the inner city in Philadelphia 1951-4,
she has been interested in showing social and political realities in her art.

Myrrh's travel sketches:
Myrrh has a journalistic bent, and enjoys documenting her trips with sketches.

Chapel, Coyoacan, Mexico, watercolor sketch, 1990

Chapel, Coyoacan, Mexico, watercolor sketch, 1990

Synchrony Prevails, 45" painting on Plexiglas. 24" prints available.

Synchrony Prevails, 45" painting on Plexiglas. 24" prints available.

THE ESSENTIAL MYSTERIES SERIES

What interests Myrrh most are those indeterminate areas that scientists love to explore but can never fully explain.

The series took 18 years to develop.

Originally painted on large, 45” sheets of clear plexiglas which hung in windows, Myrrh now presents these as 24” fine arts digital prints, an edition limited to one artist proof and three prints.

PATTERNS IN NATURE

Myrrh has explored patterns in nature in many media. How patterns occur is a study in itself.

"An Essential Mystery: Number Governs Form" painting, 1992

"An Essential Mystery: Number Governs Form" painting, 1992

METAPHYSICS–A PERSONAL JOURNEY

Some of Myrrh's works are speculative, abstract, yet very personal.

"Deep Yin and Yang," relief print, 22" diameter, 1992

"Deep Yin and Yang," relief print, 22" diameter, 1992


"Market Forces made me do it."

"Market Forces made me do it."

SATIRE

Ironic situations abound in society and politics. Exaggerate the situation only slightly, and Myrrh has a cartoon or inspiration for art. Some situations are grim, but beg to be described graphically.

Other cartoons are just plain fun. Enjoy!

RETRO ELECTRONICS
By Artful Recycling, Myrrh has made whimsical sculptures.

"Tube with Heart", ion gauge and silver heart, 2010

"Tube with Heart", ion gauge and silver heart, 2010