This Flying Monkey is from the “Quanta Smears” series, works that are composed from 11 x 14 in. templates comprised entirely of natural/organic elements: flowers, leaves, berries, cones, seashells, stones, mushrooms, grasses, “tar spot” fungus from Big Leaf Maples, etc.
Originally from New York City, Robert Bharda has resided in the Northwest where for the last 35 years he has specialized in vintage photographica as a profession, everything from salt prints to poloroids. His illustrations/artwork have appeared in numerous publications, both in the U.S. and abroad, and are current on covers of Naugatuck River Review, Blue Five NoteBook, and within recently published Conclave 8, Cirque and Rio Grande Review. His portfolios of images have been featured in Cahoodahoodaling, Blue Five, The Adirondack Review, Aaduna, Superstition and Blue Fifth.
Also a writer, his poetry, fiction and critical reviews have been published in The North American Review, Northwest Review, Shenandoah, Quarterly West, Willow Springs, ACM, Cutbank, Fine Madness, Kansas Quarterly, Yellow Silk, Poets On, and many others including anthologies.
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