Based on the lyrics by Tom Waits' Emotional Weather Report, these works was completed for a national touring exhibition Tom Waits for no Man curated by Gordon Froud.
late night and early morning low clouds with a chance of fogchance of showers into the afternoonwith variable high cloudiness and gusty winds, gusty windsat times around the corner of Sunset and Alvoradothings are tough all over when the thunder storms startincreasing over the southeast and south central portionsof my apartment, I get upsetand a line of thunderstorms was developing in the early morningahead of a slow moving coldfront, cold bloodedwith tornado watches issued shortly before noon Sunday, for the areasincluding, the western region of my mental healthand the northern portions of my ability to deal rationally with mydisconcerted precarious emotional situation, it's cold out therecolder than a ticket taker's smile at the Ivar Theatre, on a Saturday nightflash flood watches covered the southern portion of my dispositionthere was no severe weather well into the afternoon, except for a lone gust ofwind in the bedroom in a high pressure zone, covering the eastern portion of a small suburban community with a 103 and millibar high pressure zoneand a weak pressure ridge extending from my eyes down to my cheeks cause sinceyou left me baby and put the vice grips on my mental healthwell the extended outlook for an indefinite period of time until youcome back to me baby is high tonight low tomorrow, and precipitation is expected
2013. Oil on canvas, 30 cm diameter each
Emotional Weather Report