"RELIEFS, all periods" will include work prior to March 7,1972 (DoV beginning). Four images per page, Beginning with the latest work.

RELIEFS, all periods, 1948 on
HJ BOTT RELIEFS, all periods, 1948 on india ink on basswood on MDF panel
Evasive Geometric Theosophy
2005 ©
india ink on basswood on MDF panel
25 x 25 x 3"

Systemic Relief Series
photo: Hans Staartjes ©
HJ BOTT RELIEFS, all periods, 1948 on oxidized bonded steel on acrylic & lacquer on basswood & pine on MDF panel
Sliced Lineated Content
2005 ©
oxidized bonded steel on acrylic & lacquer on basswood & pine on MDF panel
24 x 12 x 5"

Systemic Relief Series
COLLECTION: John & Carola Herrin,
Houston, TX
photo: Hans Staartjes ©

HJ BOTT RELIEFS, all periods, 1948 on water sprayed lacquers on basswood on MDF panel
Polysyllabic Profundity
2006 ©
water sprayed lacquers on basswood on MDF panel
25 1/4 x 25 1/4 x 3 1/4"

Systemic Relief Series
COLLECTION: Devon & Lisa Moore,
Houston, TX
photo: Hans Staartjes ©
HJ BOTT RELIEFS, all periods, 1948 on prisma color pencil & india ink on hand burnished basswood on MDF panel
Manic Blackbird Tango
2005 ©
prisma color pencil & india ink on hand burnished basswood on MDF panel
25 x 25 x 3"

Systemic Relief Series
COLLECTION: the artist
photo: Hans Staartjes ©

HJ BOTT RELIEFS, all periods, 1948 on Synthetic co-polymer vinyls & acrylics & titanium mica flakes on basswood on MDF panel
Writing Right With Wright's Rite
2005 ©
Synthetic co-polymer vinyls & acrylics & titanium mica flakes on basswood on MDF panel
34 x 33 1/2 x3"

Systemic Relief Series
Private COLLECTION,
Berne, Switzerland
photo: Hans Staartjes ©
HJ BOTT RELIEFS, all periods, 1948 on white prisma color pencil on synthetic co-polymar acrylic on basswood on MDF panel
Exaggerated Existential Density
2001 ©
white prisma color pencil on synthetic co-polymar acrylic on basswood on MDF panel
24 x 24 x 3 1/2"

Systemic Relief Series
COLLECTION of Victoria & Marshal Lightman, Houston, TX
photo: Hans Staartjes ©

HJ BOTT RELIEFS, all periods, 1948 on India ink and synthetic co-polymer acrylic on basswood on MDF panel
Footnote Retrospective
2005 ©
India ink and synthetic co-polymer acrylic on basswood on MDF panel
20 x 20 x 2 1/2"

Systemic Relief Series
COLLECTION: the artist
photo: Hans Staartjes ©
HJ BOTT RELIEFS, all periods, 1948 on india ink, acrylics, vinyls and titanium mica flakes on basswood on MDF panel
Bright Back-Yard Ultra-Grass
2005 ©
india ink, acrylics, vinyls and titanium mica flakes on basswood on MDF panel
28 1/4 x 28 1/4 x 3 1/4"

Systemic Relief Series
This is to be paired with "It Was Only 1905" in an offset vertical of
this unit at the top.
COLLECTION: the artist's wife,
Dee Dee Bott, Houston
photo: Hans Staartjes ©

HJ BOTT RELIEFS, all periods, 1948 on 16 different "whites": various enamel, acrylic & vinyl brands
It Was Only 1905
2005 ©
16 different "whites": various enamel, acrylic & vinyl brands
28 1/2 x 28 1/2 x 4"

Systemic Relief Series
This unit is to be paired with "Bright Back-Yard Ultra-Grass" in an offset vertical format, this unit at the bottom.
collection of the artist's wife,
Dee Dee Bott, Houston
photo: Hans Staartjes ©
HJ BOTT RELIEFS, all periods, 1948 on oxidized bonded steel on acrylics & lacquer on basswood on MDF panel
Pickwickian Perversity
2005 ©
oxidized bonded steel on acrylics & lacquer on basswood on MDF panel
28 1/2 x 28 1/2 x 3 1/2"

Systemic Relief Series
photo: Hans Staartjes ©
"LOST"
Whereabouts Unknown since the tear-down of Blue-Barn-On-Barnes studio

HJ BOTT RELIEFS, all periods, 1948 on Synthetic co-polymer vinyls & acrylics on balsa, basswood & pine on preesed wood panel
Chicken Ranch Jazz
2004 ©
Synthetic co-polymer vinyls & acrylics on balsa, basswood & pine on preesed wood panel
36 x 34 x 5"

Systemic Relief Series
On loan to the Strake Jesuit COLLECTION, Houston, from the estate of Frank Riblein, Dallas, TX
Photo:
Hans Staartjes
HJ BOTT RELIEFS, all periods, 1948 on Graphite, india ink & Prismacolor pencil on basswood & pine on MDF panel
Abstruse Morality Code
2001 ©
Graphite, india ink & Prismacolor pencil on basswood & pine on MDF panel
30 x 24 x 3 " (76.2 x 61 x 7.6 cm)

Systemic Relief Seeries
photo: Hans Staartjes ©
"LOST"
Whereabouts Unknown since the tear-down of Blue-Barn-On-Barnes

HJ BOTT RELIEFS, all periods, 1948 on India ink, prisma color pencil, enamel, acrylics & vinyls on balsa & basswood on MDF panel
Kakistocracy Unfurled
2001 ©
India ink, prisma color pencil, enamel, acrylics & vinyls on balsa & basswood on MDF panel

Systemic Relief series
COLLECTION of Romeo Mantalvo, College Station, TX
photo: Hans Staartjes ©
HJ BOTT RELIEFS, all periods, 1948 on acrylic base with multiple lacquer floats on balsa, basswood  & pine on MDF panel
Heavy Handed Footnote
2001 ©
acrylic base with multiple lacquer floats on balsa, basswood & pine on MDF panel
27 3/4 x 22 x 1 3/4"

Systemic Relief Series
COLLECTION: Ernesto Leon & Maria Daphne Angarita, Houston Tx
photo: Hans Staartjes ©

HJ BOTT RELIEFS, all periods, 1948 on Bonded aluminum and bronze on museum board
DoV BURDHOUSE
1993 ©
Bonded aluminum and bronze on museum board
!4 x 9 x 8"

Archetype Series.
DoV Relief Modules (sub-series)
There are 30 of these modules in this sub-series, intended to reach 1024 modules, all of a different material or faux material.
DoV BURDHOUSE made especially for Gretchen George
COLLECTION: Jeffrey George, Houston, TX
HJ BOTT RELIEFS, all periods, 1948 on mixed
DoV Relief Modules (snap shot)
1988 ©
mixed
variable

Archetype Series
DoV Relief Modules sub-series
1024 intended modules, each of a different material or faux material

HJ BOTT RELIEFS, all periods, 1948 on faux terra cotta (vinyls) on  museum board
Castalia Clay
1988 ©
faux terra cotta (vinyls) on museum board
26 x 22 x 8 "

Archetype Series
DoV Relief Modules (sub-series)
COLLECTION: the artist
HJ BOTT RELIEFS, all periods, 1948 on bonded aluminum on museum board
Isomorphic Idol, TOO
1988 ©
bonded aluminum on museum board
18 x 14 x 5 1/2"

Archetype Series
DoV Relief Modules (sub-series)
COLLECTION: the artist's wife,
Dee Dee Bott, Houston, TX

HJ BOTT RELIEFS, all periods, 1948 on bonded steel on museum board and cardboard
Isomorphic Idol
1977 ©
bonded steel on museum board and cardboard
14 1/2 x 21 1/4 x 4"

Archetype Series
DoV Relief Modules (sub-series)
Private COLLECTION:
The Woodlands, TX
HJ BOTT RELIEFS, all periods, 1948 on bonded bronze on museum board
Rigid Liturgy
1987 ©
bonded bronze on museum board
15 x 21 x 5"

Archetype Series
DoV Relief Modules (sub-series)
Private COLLECTION:
The Woodlands, TX

HJ BOTT RELIEFS, all periods, 1948 on scumbled acrylics on styrofoam scraps on cardboard
Genus Nomenclature
1985 ©
scumbled acrylics on styrofoam scraps on cardboard
22 x 8 x 4 1/2 "
HJ BOTT RELIEFS, all periods, 1948 on scumbled acrylics on styrofoam on cardboard
Gardyloo Gargoyle (view 1)
1984 ©
scumbled acrylics on styrofoam on cardboard
21 x 8 1/4 x 6 1/2"

Archetype Series
DoV Relief Modules (sub-series)
COLLECTION: Beth Wray, Houston, TX

HJ BOTT RELIEFS, all periods, 1948 on scumbled acrylics on styrofoam on cardboard
Gardyloo Gargoyle (view 2)
1984 ©
scumbled acrylics on styrofoam on cardboard
21 x 8 1/2 x 6 1/2"

Archetype Series
DoV Relief Modules (sub-series)
COLLECTION: Beth Wray, Houston, TX
HJ BOTT RELIEFS, all periods, 1948 on scumbled acrylics on sand on cardboard
Scumbled Paisley
1980 ©
scumbled acrylics on sand on cardboard
20 1/4 x 25 x 4 1/4"

Archetype Series
DoV Relief Modules (sub-series)
collection of the artist

HJ BOTT RELIEFS, all periods, 1948 on Sculpt-Metal™ on nylon cords on museum board and cardboard
Girded Gridded Aluminum
1979 ©
Sculpt-Metal™ on nylon cords on museum board and cardboard
24 x 29 x 6 1/4"

Archetype Series
DoV Relief Modules (sub-series)
Private COLLECTION: Richardson, TX
HJ BOTT RELIEFS, all periods, 1948 on matt mist on coal dust on nylon cord on TOBINITE™ on cardboard
"clean" Grid - NOT!
1977 ©
matt mist on coal dust on nylon cord on TOBINITE™ on cardboard
13 x 22 x 4 1/4"

Archetype Series
DoV Relief Modules (sub series)
Private COLLECTION: Helen Paul, Baltimore, MD

HJ BOTT RELIEFS, all periods, 1948 on acrylics on TOBINITE™ on nylon cord on cardboard
DIRECTIONAL
1977 ©
acrylics on TOBINITE™ on nylon cord on cardboard
29 x 28 x 7"

Archetype Series
DoV Relief Modules (sub-series)
Whereabouts unknown
HJ BOTT RELIEFS, all periods, 1948 on acrylics and vinyls on TOBINITE™ on nylon cord on industrial mesh, steel rods & PVC coated wire on wood framing
FROM SORTILEGE
1986 ©
acrylics and vinyls on TOBINITE™ on nylon cord on industrial mesh, steel rods & PVC coated wire on wood framing
59 x 62 x 14"

N.R.C. Series
This is an amalgamation of many different Series and techniques
COLLECTION: Kim & Jeffrey George,
Houston, TX

HJ BOTT RELIEFS, all periods, 1948 on acrylic polymers, mica & chromate on laminated canvas
MATAGORDA GREEN
1979-'80
acrylic polymers, mica & chromate on laminated canvas
36 x 29 x 11 1/2"

N.R.C. Series
Private COLLECTION: whereabouts unknown
HJ BOTT RELIEFS, all periods, 1948 on acrylics on  laminated & shaped canvas
Commanchee Park
1978 - '80 ©
acrylics on laminated & shaped canvas
69 x 70 x 9 1/2"

N.R.C. Series
COLLECTION: Doug Romans, Houston, TX

HJ BOTT RELIEFS, all periods, 1948 on acrylic polymers, mica, chromate & lacquer on laminated canvasr
Maine Yankee Down
1979-'80 ©
acrylic polymers, mica, chromate & lacquer on laminated canvasr
31 x 26 x 7"

N.R.C. Series
Collection of the artists wife,
Dee Dee Bott, Houston, TX
HJ BOTT RELIEFS, all periods, 1948 on polymers, mica, glass beads, chromates & lacquer on shaped canvas
Diablo Canyon
1978 ©
polymers, mica, glass beads, chromates & lacquer on shaped canvas
57 x 76 x 24"

N.R.C. Series
COLLECTION: Kim & Jeffrey George,
Houston, TX

HJ BOTT RELIEFS, all periods, 1948 on heavy gelled acrylics on heavy rippled canvas
HEARTLAND (floor relief)
1979 ©
heavy gelled acrylics on heavy rippled canvas
4 1/2 x 48 x 88"

N.R.C. Series
Mocking the Palo, Iowa nuclear plant in the heartland of Quilting-America
HJ BOTT RELIEFS, all periods, 1948 on acrylic polymers, mica, glass beads & lacquer on laminated canvas
INDIAN POINT ONE
1979
acrylic polymers, mica, glass beads & lacquer on laminated canvas
31 x 22 x 8"

N.R.C. Series
Collection of the artist's wife,
Dee Dee Bott, Houston, TX

HJ BOTT RELIEFS, all periods, 1948 on acrylics, mica & chromates on laminated canvas
Five Color Clash @ BROWN'S FERRY
1978 ©
acrylics, mica & chromates on laminated canvas
30 x 48 x 7"

N.R.C. Series
HJ BOTT RELIEFS, all periods, 1948 on acrylics, mica & chromate on laminated canvas
FITZPATRIC MELT
1977-'78 ©
acrylics, mica & chromate on laminated canvas
28 1/2 x 35 1/2 x 3 1/2"

N.R.C. Series
collection of the artist

HJ BOTT RELIEFS, all periods, 1948 on acrylics & mica on laminated canvas on plyboard
MUSCLE SHOALS COPPERHEAD
1977-'78 ©
acrylics & mica on laminated canvas on plyboard
23 x 14 x 7"

N.R.C. Series
"LOST" in deinstallation, University of St. Thomas, 1983
HJ BOTT RELIEFS, all periods, 1948 on acrylic polymers & mica on laminated canvas
CRYSTAL RIVER CORE
1977-'78 ©
acrylic polymers & mica on laminated canvas
24 x 24 x 9"

N.R.C. Series
COLLECTION: Sandra Rosenberg, Escondido, CA.

HJ BOTT RELIEFS, all periods, 1948 on heavy gelled acrylics on canvas over a cube pedestal
NORDVIK Melt
1976 ©
heavy gelled acrylics on canvas over a cube pedestal
51 x 47 x 32"

N.R.C. Series
Russia nuclear plant with considerable problems
DESTROYED in studio flooding during Tropical Storm Allison, 2001
HJ BOTT RELIEFS, all periods, 1948 on lacquer on wood dowels on hardboard
ISO-BEN-A-DAY
1974
lacquer on wood dowels on hardboard
63 x 42 x 3 1/2"

Isometric Series
Damaged in shipment from Nimbus Gallery, Dallas

HJ BOTT RELIEFS, all periods, 1948 on MDF panels on MDF board
ISO-MOMO XIV
1973
MDF panels on MDF board
48 x 48 x 5"

Isometric Series
DESTROYED in shipment from Nimbus Gallery, Dallas
Likely 16 to 18, in this scale, begun, but series interrupted and never recaptured and no further documentation.
HJ BOTT RELIEFS, all periods, 1948 on acrylics, colored wax, balsa, oil, plyboard, derelict rough frame, basic hardware & rusted chain
IN-SQUARE/BLOCK-OUTS
1973 ©
acrylics, colored wax, balsa, oil, plyboard, derelict rough frame, basic hardware & rusted chain
74 x 30 x 3 1/2"

Retro-Media Series
COLLECTION: John Calaway, Houston, TX

HJ BOTT RELIEFS, all periods, 1948 on oil on cast aluminum on wood
"First Flight" OR "But Still First"
1962 ©
oil on cast aluminum on wood
12 x 20 x 2 1/2"

Obvious space-race theme.
Collection: Robert Boyd, Houston, TX
Executed during a siege of making reliefs and portrait busts for the Southwell Company, San Antonio, replacing former Gutzon Borglum employees.
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