Bailin Studio


Drawing Conclusions

Criswell's Conundrum

Novemeber 2012

Criswell's Conundrum

The painter unfolds that which has not been seen. Cezanne

Criswell’s story of his arrival in Arkansas reads like a story from his abandoned apocalyptic novel: Wanting to set up a self-sustaining, off-the-grid, solar-and-manure powered homestead, he and his family set off in a bus called Toad Hall on a mission to save the planet only to be stuck in Arkansas five years later when the bus breaks down.

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1: Criswell • Flash Flood • 2002 • Oil on Canvas
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Criswell Flash Flood drawing