Yellow Bug, an 11 x 14 acrylic on canvas (SOLD).
Luke Franklin Hayden was born in Atlanta after the Civil War to parents who had left their respective homes in New England, where their ancestors had lived since arriving there before the mid-1600s. A man of many interests and talents, Luke became a civil engineer and naval architect, employed by the War Department. He traveled throughout his career while his wife and children remained at home in Philadelphia. Regarding Luke is available from Amazon.com.
Equatorial Tributary, mixed media on 11×14 canvas.
Wine Country, 11×14 collage on canvas.
At the Coast, 9×12 collage on canvas.
Family Reflections, available from Amazon.com.
Family Reflections focusses on two extraordinary scientists, researchers, and teachers. In Family Reflections the author’s father, W. Conway Price, born in Blacksburg, Virginia, remembers his father, Harvey Lee Price, as a disciplinarian, role model, and highly esteemed teacher and administrator at VPI (Virginia Tech). Harvey Lee Price served for 38 years as Head of the Department of Horticulture at VPI. Conway was a scientist, researcher, and professor at the University of Pittsburgh and University of Florida and later on assignment with UN-FAO in the Philippines, as a plant virologist. He was reported as “one of the top plant virologists in the world,” in the January 1970 issue of Phytopathology.