Referencing the might and effort put forth by peoples past, this piece takes its title from the tradition of stone carrying. When clearing a field for the development of crops, the larger stones were carried away and dropped onto piles or cairns. Dating back to the Bronze Age, they illustrate for me the great determination that we have exhibited throughout time to achieve our goals.
Stone bearer, acrylic and latex paint on canvas, 36 x 48", 2017
Example of a clearance cairn in Scotland (photo source)