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TARGETS 3X

Ponemone watercolor target gunfire homicide
TARGETS 3X. These are the first in a series of paintings (watercolors with gouache) that deal with the violent use of firearms. (Paper size: 40" x 75")

BABIES

ponemone watercolors naked infants possibilities
BABIES: We're all born as tabula rasa, open to all possibilities. Even these infants less that 6 months old have begun to separate themselves from each other. How are we different and how are we all alike? (This arrangement of watercolors is about 70" x 76")

FOOD

ponemone food chain plant animal
FOOD: We are what we eat. More specifically we are what we agree to have raised to eat. We are atop the food chain. (This arrangement of watercolors: 70" x 103")

PLASTIC

Ponemone watercolor plastic
PLASTIC: Thank goodness for petrochemicals. What would we do without them? Yet, what's the difference between what's plastic and what's real? Is there a difference any more? (This arrangement of watercolors: 70" x 76")

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About Scott

Baltimore City

When I began my series of watercolors called UP IN ARMS in 2013, each painting had two components: an object being held aloft and the pair of arms doing the lifting. This set-up was a way of examining our relationships to our possessions, our jobs, our fears, our fantasies, our hopes, our talents, even our mundane objects. When I was preparing for a one-person show in December 2015, I changed my ideas about presenting them. While I believe the paintings can be quite powerful individually, I... more

TARGETS

THIS IS A WORK IN PROGRESS: The use of guns is so epidemic in this county, that this series is dedicated to the victims of gunfire. But it also raises questions as to who are the shooters and who are the victims and what are the relationships between the two. This January I began painting the series and completed three TARGET paintings. Then I went to an indoor shooting range and had each painting shot up.

  • TARGETS 3X

    Ponemone watercolor target gunfire homicide
    TARGETS 3X, watercolor and gouache, 2017, combined paper sixe 40" x 75"
  • TARGET A

    Ponemone watercolor target gunfire homicide
    TARGET A, watercolor and gouache, 2017, image 33 1/4" x 16 1/2"
  • TARGET A detail

    Ponemone watercolor target gunfire homicide
    detail of TARGET A showing gunshot holes.
  • TARGET B

    Ponemone watercolor target gunfire homicide
    TARGET B, watercolor and gouache, 2017, image 35 1/4" x 18"
  • TARGET B detail

    Ponemone watercolor target gunfire homicide
    Detail of TaARGET B showing gunshot holes
  • TARGET C

    Ponemone watercolor target gunfire homicide
    TARGET C, watercolor and gouache, 2017, image 35" x 15 1/4"

PLASTIC

  • KW-FAKE II

    Ponemone watercolor plastic dog
    KW-FAKE II, watercolor, 2013, image 30 7/8" x 18 1/4" This is one of the eight watercolors completed during a 2013 residency at the Studios of Key West (hence the KW designation).
  • SOFT CONE

    Ponemone watercolor cone plastic
    SOFT CONE, watercolor, 2015, image 29 1/2" x 13 1/4"
  • TOOLBOX

    Ponemone watercolor plastic tool box
    TOOLBOX, watercolor, 2015, image 29 1/2" x 20 1/4"
  • TORSO

    Ponemone watercolor torso mannequin  plastic
    TORSO, watercolor, 2014, image 29" x 18 1/4"
  • ONE FOR THE ROAD

    Ponemone watercolor road cone plastic
    ONE FOR THE ROAD, watercolor, 2014, 26 1/4" x 16"
  • FF CPR.

    Ponemone watercolor cpr dummy plastic
    FF CPR, watercolor, 2015, 29" x 16 1/4"

BABES IN ARMS

In the beginning: From tabula rosa to

  • BABES IN ARMS

    Ponemone "Babes in Arms" watercolor
    BABES IN ARMS, watercolors, 2014 & 2015, combined paper dimensions: about 6' x 7'
  • ABoy

    Ponemone ABoy watercolor
    ABoy, watercolor, 2014, image 27 1/2" x 16"
  • HBoyButt

    Ponemone HBoyButt watercolor
    HBoyButt, watercolor, 2014, image 28" x 16 1/2"
  • BBoyButt

    Ponemone HBoyButt watercolor
    BBoyButt, watercolor, 2014, image 25 3/4" x 21 1/2"
  • WBoy

    Ponemone WBoy watercolor
    WBoy, watercolor, 2014, 26 1/2" x 13 1/2"
  • BGirl

    Ponemone BGirl watercolor
    BGirl, watercolor, 2015, image 25 1/4" x 17 5/8"
  • WBoyButt

    WBoyButt, watercolor, 2014, image 29" x 14 1/4"

FOOD

Eight paintings make a balanced diet.

  • FOOD

    ponemone food watercolor
    Eight watercolors, 2013-2015, assembled into an alternating protein/vegetable grid, measuring about 6.5' x 13'
  • CHARD

    ponemone food watercolor chard
    CHARD, watercolor, 2013, image 25 3/4" x 15 1/2"
  • MEAT:LAMB

    ponemone food watercolor lamb
    MEAT:LAMB, watercolor, 2013, image 22 3/4" x 17 3/4"
  • RAISING EGGPLANT

    ponemone food watercolor eggplant
    RASING EGGPLANT, watercolor, 2013, image 24" x 15 7/8"
  • MEAT:PORK

    ponemone food watercolor pigs
    MEAT:PORK, watercolor, 2013, image 20 1/4" x 19 1/2"
  • TASTES LIKE CHICKEN

    ponemone food watercolor chickens
    TASTES LIKE CHICKEN, watercolor, 2014, image 26" x 19 1/2"
  • WARTY GOURDS

    ponemone food watercolor gourds
    WARTY GOURDS, watercolor, 2015, image 28 1/4" x 15 3/4"
  • MEAT:GOAT

    ponemone food watercolor goat
    MEAT:GOAT, watercolor, 2015, 28" x 16 1/4"
  • RAISING CORN

    ponemone food watercolor corn
    RAISING CORN, watercolor, 2013, image 25 3/8" x 15 1/2"

LIFE SAVERS SUITE

  • LIFE SAVERS SUITE

    ponemone "LIFE SAVERS" watercolors
    LIFE SAVERS, watercolors, 2015 & 2016.
  • FF HELMET

    Ponemone fireman Helmet watercolor
    FF HELMET, watercolor, 2016, image 26 1/4" x 15 1/2"
  • FF TANK

    Ponemone fireman oxygen tank watercolor
    FF TANK, watercolor, 2016, image 26 3/4" x 18 1/2"
  • FF CPR

    Ponemone fireman CPR dummy watercolor
    FF CPR, watercolor, 2015, image 29" x 16 1/4"
  • FF HOSE

    Ponemone Fireman Hose watercolor
    FF HOSE, watercolor, 2016, image 23" x 20 1/2"
  • FF JAWS

    Ponemone "Jaws of Life" watercolor
    FF JAWS, watercolor, 2016, image 24 1/2" x 21 1/2"

SCALES

I was thinking of this grouping as predators, but on second thought they have a more primitive commonality. They're all cold blooded and have scales.

  • SCALES

    Ponemone watercolor scales predators
    SCALES presents critters that share a like-mindedness: unapologic predation. This arrangement had a paper measurement of about 9' x 6'.
  • PYTHON FORE

    Ponemone watercolor python scales
    PT}YTHON FORE, watercolor, 2016, image 21 1/2" x 44 1/2"
  • PYTTHON AFT

    Ponemone watercolor python scales
    PYTHON AFT, watercolor, 2016, image 25 1/2" x 44 1/2"
  • KW-CAUGHT II

    Ponemone watercolor tuna scales
    KW-CAUGHT II, watercolor, 2013, 21 1/2" x 23 1/4"
  • KW-CAUGHT III

    Ponemone watercolor wahoo scales
    KW-CAUGHT III, watercolor, 2014, image 29 1/4" x 9 7/8" This painting of a wahoo is also a product of my Key West residency.
  • KW-CAUGHT I

    Ponemone watercolor scales barracuda
    KW-CAUGHT I, watercolor, 2013, image 17" x 28" Another Key West image. This time a barracuda

PLANETS

Watercolor roundels that juxtapose the infinite (the ever changing sky) with the finite (man's attempt to bring order in the world with patterns). Much like the UP IN ARMS series, this group began in 2013 and continues today. While UP IN ARMS plays with viewer's expectations about common objects, the PLANETS are meditative and unapologetically beautiful.

  • PLANETS 3X3

    PLANETS 3X3, watercolors, 2015-2016, each generally 20"round.
  • MUGHAL SKY II

    ponemone planet watercolor mughal
    MUGHAL SKY II, watercolor, 2016, image 21 3/8 round. Here the pattern was inspired by a journey (March 2016) to Agra and the Taj Mahal.
  • PLANET VI

    ponemone planet watercolor mediaval italy
    PLANET VI, watercolor, 2015, image 20" round. The border here derived from a medieval castle in Lazio province in Italy.
  • PLANET III

    ponemone planet watercolor greek
    PLANET III, watercolor, 2015, image 20" round. The border was inspired by a Greek vase at the Walters Art Museum.
  • PLANET X

    ponemone planet watercolor mosaic
    PLANET X, watercolor, 2016, image 20" round. The border was derived from a mosaic pavement at Ostia Antica, the former port of classical Rome.
  • MUGHAL SKY III

    ponemone planet watercolor Mughal india
    MUGHAL SKY III, watertcolor, 2016, 22 3/4" x 21 3/4". This border was also adapted from a stone lattice window in the Red Fort, Agra, India
  • PLANET IX

    ponemone planet watercolor meteora greece
    PLANET IX, watercolor, 2016, image 20" round. THe border was inspired by a frescoed interior of a church at Meteora, Greece.
  • PLANET V

    ponemone planet watercolor mosaic roman
    PLANET V, watercolor, 2015, image 20" round. The border was adpated from a Roman mosaic in North Africa.
  • PLANET VIII

    ponemone planet watercolor Greek Sicily
    PLANET VIII, watercolor, 2015, image 20" round. This Greeek border of anthemions and lotus flowers was seen in Agrigento, Sicily.
  • SKY AIPEN IV

    ponemone planet watercolor Aipen india
    SKY AIPEN IV, watercolor and gouache, 2016, image 20" round. Aipen is a traditional painting style from the northern India state of Uttarakhand.

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