History of Corn Overview
This series of 10 small works on paper, 19 x13” executed in watercolor and pencil represent the history and development of corn, or maize. For more than a decade I have explored the art, culture and imagery of
History of Corn VIII
The silk of a corn plant are covered with fine, sticky hairs which serve to catch and anchor pollen grains. A well developed ear shoot should have 750-1000 ovules (potential kernels), each of which producing a silk.