TOWARD NIGHTFALL, watercolor, 1999, 2.5 x 2.5 inches; © 2016, Michael Kirk, all rights reserved
Small works are often made in situ, in solitary settings. Sometimes they are made while traveling in the car where there is constant movement in the terrain and in the play of light, form and shadow. The work threads the shifting landscape. Moments coalesce and a singular image emerges.