MAPS > COMPASS ROSE SERIES

Collion of Nancy and Ken Kransberg, St. Louis
Ink, pencil & acrylic on a roadmap of Missouri
28 3/4 x 32 inches framed size
2003
Collion of Nancy and Ken Kransberg, St. Louis
Ink, pencil & acrylic on a roadmap of Missouri
28 3/4 x 32 inches framed
2003
*Compass Rose: Invasion*
Ink, pencil & acrylic on a roadmap of Kentucky
26 x 19 inches framed
2003
*Compass Rose: Invasion –– DETAIL*
Ink and acrylic on a road map of Kentucky
26 x 19 inches framed
2003
*Compass Rose: Great Lake*
Acrylic, pen, pencil on a roadmap of West Virginia
22 x 24 7/8 inches
2002
Compass Rose: Great Lake - DETAIL
Acrylic, pen, pencil on a roadmap of West Virginia
22 x 24 7/8 inches
2002
*Compass Rose: Rio Grande*
Ink, pencil & acrylic on a road map of Texas
23 3/8 x 27 ¾ inches
2002
*Compass Rose: Rio Grande –– DETAIL*
Ink, pencil & acrylic on a roadmap of Texas
23 3/8 x 27 ¾ inches
2002
Collection of Robert & Sharon Pettus, St. Louis
Gesso and pencil on a roadmap of Colorado
21 7/8 x 29 15/16 inches
2001
*Compass Rose: Island*
Pencil and acrylic on the roadmap of a Southern State
21 1/4 x 34 1/2 inches framed
2002
*Compass Rose: Island –– Detail*
Pencil and acrylic on the roadmap of a Southern State
21 1/4 x 34 1/2 inches framed
2002
Collection of Robert & Sharon Pettus, St. Louis
Gesso and pencil on a roadmap of Colorado
21 7/8 x 29 15/16 inches
2001
Wyoming was once the site of inland seas. This drawing deals with the idea that what was once our past could also be our future--geologically.
Gesso and pencil on a roadmap of Wyoming
24 x 27 inches framed size
2001
*Compass Rose: Wyoming –– DETAIL*
Gesso and pencil on a roadmap of Wyoming
24 x 27 inches framed size
2018
*Compass Rose: Old Illinois*
Gesso and pencil on a roadmap of Illinois
39 1/4 x 23 1/2 inches framed
2001
*Compass Rose: Old Illinois –– DETAIL
Gesso and pencil on a roadmap of Illinois
39 1/4 x 23 1/2 inches framed
2001

Every map has a compass rose that shows viewers which direction is north from the map maker's perspective. Some are complex and others are very simple--but every map has one. This series mixes the idea and the design of the compass rose with images of flowers.