Born: Newport, Oregon, 1946 Served in Vietnam, U.S. Army Signal Corps Long Binh Air Base, clerk-typist, 1970
From the Artist:
From a letter, 1995:
Somewhere between Vietnam and a bottle of whiskey my nightmare began. With scratches of line and bursts of color I have tried to rid myself of that nightmare and its long-reaching effects. I have tried to draw a map for myself from the past to the present, from sickness and anger to peace and health. Every day I have to work because the truce I have with darkness is delicate and peace requires constant maintenance.
Inscription on back of painting:
A View Across the River for VVet Andy and his Heart Attacks Because He Couldn't Talk and Nobody Would Listen Anyway!!!