Pietah!
       
     
Pietaah...!
       
     
The Rain House
       
     
The Martyrdom of Saint A.
       
     
Martyrdom of Saint A. Detail (Painting, No Frame)
       
     
The Martyrdom of Saint A.
       
     
Transubstant
       
     
Communal Farming Encounter of Saints Philomena and Isidore
       
     
DeathPostureSeriesFlat.jpg
       
     
Death Posture 5
       
     
Maria, With Frame
       
     
Maria (Detail)
       
     
Title Stabat Mater (Pictured Not Standing)
       
     
Self-Satisfied Martyr (Submerged)
       
     
The Heretical Resurrection of Saint Francis
       
     
Saint Marat In Church
       
     
Saint Marat In Church Detail
       
     
Difficult Refractory Period of Two Messiahs
       
     
Pietah!
       
     
Pietah!

Alexander Riding.  Pietaah...!  Icons Series.  8ft Ht, 4ft L,  Abt 3in W. ... Oil, Acrylic, Charcoal, mounted on Wood bound in Twine and wearing Sackcloth... The Garb, or Frame of the Penitente painting. The face and arms are sculpted in oil paint. Up to half an inch thick. Like the tears of the Marias found in mildew splotches growing on moist walls ... the Christ may never dry ...

Pietaah...!
       
     
Pietaah...!

Alexander Riding.  Pietaah...!  Icons Series.  8ft Ht, 4ft L,  Abt 3in W. ... Oil, Acrylic, Charcoal, mounted on Wood bound in Twine and wearing Sackcloth... The Garb, or Frame of the Penitente painting. The face and arms are sculpted in oil paint. Up to half an inch thick. Like the tears of the Marias found in mildew splotches growing on moist walls ... the Christ may never dry ...

The Rain House
       
     
The Rain House

48 x 48 ... Oil/Mixed Media mounted on wood.

The Martyrdom of Saint A.
       
     
The Martyrdom of Saint A.

The Martyrdom of Saint A.
Year completed 2013
Medium Oil Painting with Charcoal and Acrylic Paint on Heavy Laminate Cardstock Mounted on Wood and Burlap
Dimensions 20in x 12in x 2in

Martyrdom of Saint A. Detail (Painting, No Frame)
       
     
Martyrdom of Saint A. Detail (Painting, No Frame)

Martyrdom of Saint A. Full, Framed.

Alexander Riding  The Martyrdom of Saint A.  (The Appointment to Sainthood Was) (To Be Risen Was)    Icons, Saints, Hybrids and Martyrs Series
approx 11in w x 15in h,
2013
Oil and ashes on
laminated acid free heavy
cardstock mounted on
wood picture frame with
Sackcloth, & Twine

The Martyrdom of Saint A.
       
     
The Martyrdom of Saint A.

Martyrdom of Saint A. Full, Framed.

Alexander Riding  The Martyrdom of Saint A.  (The Appointment to Sainthood Was) (To Be Risen Was)    Icons, Saints, Hybrids and Martyrs Series
approx 11in w x 15in h,
2013
Oil and ashes on
laminated acid free heavy
cardstock mounted on
wood picture frame with
Sackcloth, & Twine

Transubstant
       
     
Transubstant

Convergence of the Fleshes: Saint Rita, Saint Jude, Saint Philomena and Saint Gregory form a liaison inside the body of Saint Albert.
Year completed 2013
Medium Oil Painting with Charcoal and Acrylic Paint on Heavy Laminate Cardstock Mounted on Wood and Burlap
Dimensions 23in x 32in x 2in

Communal Farming Encounter of Saints Philomena and Isidore
       
     
Communal Farming Encounter of Saints Philomena and Isidore

Convergence of the Fleshes: Saint Rita, Saint Jude, Saint Philomena and Saint Gregory form a liaison inside the body of Saint Albert.
Year completed 2013
Medium Oil Painting with Charcoal and Acrylic Paint on Heavy Laminate Cardstock Mounted on Wood and Burlap
Dimensions 23in x 32in x 2in

Photo: Yuko Ishii

DeathPostureSeriesFlat.jpg
       
     
Death Posture 5
       
     
Death Posture 5

Oil / Mixed Media - Glass and Sculpted Steel frames.  6 pieces.  7ft by 2.5ft

Maria, With Frame
       
     
Maria, With Frame

Maria (Preemptive Stabat Mater)
Year completed 2011
Medium Oil Painting/mixed media on Board in Steel Frame
Dimensions 9ft x 4ft x 5in
Maria is embedded in a steal frame. She is walking through the woods, returning from the midwife. Lizards are featured in her halo as she has ... grown legs since the time of Eve ... and advanced her autonomy. The dragonflies are there to sew the wounds of snakes. There are epoxies, oil and acrylic paint, charcoal, sticks, pigments...

Maria (Detail)
       
     
Maria (Detail)

Maria (Preemptive Stabat Mater)
Year completed 2011
Medium Oil Painting/mixed media on Board in Steel Frame
Dimensions 9ft x 4ft x 5in
 Maria is embedded in a steal frame, not pictured. She is walking through the woods, returning from the midwife. Lizards are featured in her halo as she has ... grown legs since the time of Eve ... and advanced her autonomy. The dragonflies are there to sew the wounds of snakes. There are epoxies, oil and acrylic paint, charcoal, sticks, pigments...

Title Stabat Mater (Pictured Not Standing)
       
     
Title Stabat Mater (Pictured Not Standing)

Title Stabat Mater (Pictured Not Standing)
Year completed 2014
Medium Oil Painting with Charcoal and Acrylic Paint on Heavy Laminate Cardstock Mounted on Wood and Burlap
Dimensions 31in x 24in x 2in

Self-Satisfied Martyr (Submerged)
       
     
Self-Satisfied Martyr (Submerged)

Oil on Cardstock on Wood

Apprx 30in x 11in

The Heretical Resurrection of Saint Francis
       
     
The Heretical Resurrection of Saint Francis

Alexander Riding  The Heretical Resurrection of Saint Francis.  11.25in Ht, 8in L. ... Oil, Acrylic, Charcoal, Heavy Laminated Cardstock Mounted on Laminate Board Mounted on Wood. 

Saint Marat In Church
       
     
Saint Marat In Church

Alexander Riding's Icons Series: Saint's, Martyrs, Hybrids and Imaginary Beings


approx 18in w x 13in h,
2013
Oil and ashes and Acrylic Bordering on
laminated acid free heavy
cardstock mounted on
board with
Sackcloth, & Twine

Photo: Yuko Ishii   http://www.yukoishii.com/

Saint Marat In Church Detail
       
     
Saint Marat In Church Detail

Alexander Riding's Icons Series: Saint's, Martyrs, Hybrids and Imaginary Beings


approx 18in w x 13in h,
2013
Oil and ashes and Acrylic Bordering on
laminated acid free heavy
cardstock mounted on
board with
Sackcloth, & Twine

Photo: Yuko Ishii   http://www.yukoishii.com/

Difficult Refractory Period of Two Messiahs
       
     
Difficult Refractory Period of Two Messiahs

Difficult Refractory Period of Two Messiahs

Alexander Riding's Icons Series: Saint's, Martyrs, Hybrids and Imaginary Beings


approx 18in w x 13in h,
2013
Oil and ashes and Acrylic Bordering on
laminated acid free heavy
cardstock mounted on
board with
Sackcloth, & Twine