The 2020 Year Long Project [Working Title] is a 366 day endeavor that involves writing, drawing, painting, poetry and photography – a compilation of life in it’s minutia – a daily muse of present focus – a divergence from perfection – an allowance of full exploration in five major parts: #1 PHOTOGRAPHS: Working with my… Continue reading 2020 Year Long Project [Working Title]
Getting fired up in the studio! This fabric series is really transforming and I’m starting to make some visual and visceral connections between my current experiments and both finished an unfinished projects from the past. I’ve been obsessed with voids and holes, with shapes both pushing forward and receding back into space. Let me begin… Continue reading Studio Update: Tying Together
5/2/17 Clutter. Chaos. Insanity. Anxiety. Overwhelming. Pure energy. Force. Anger. Rage. Frustration. Intimidation. Pure. Garbage. Holes. Circles. Domination. Determination. Claustrophobic. Crushed. Tight. Suffocation. This series. My life right now.
2/2/17 It came to me, as I lay staring at the new drawings I’ve been working on (inspired by Motherwell and Kline). I realized the reason my drawings and paintings are so different is because on small scale, my strokes are broad and fill most of the space on the page. When I paint on… Continue reading Artist Journal #30
1/30/17 I figured out what it is, what’s been stopping me. I’ve forgotten what I loved the most about artists: they have fascinating stories. They have personalities and quirks. The image of a cigarette smoking, middle-aged man painting during an interview… Modern Abstract Expressionists were romantics, ridden with passion and insanity, character and unpredictability. They… Continue reading Artist Journal #29
12/3/15 The city still has its magic for me, even though its reality has rubbed me down to a raw stump. The truth is there is just as much beauty as there is pain. With so many possibilities, one can expect no less. For as many satisfied and successful people there are even more somber… Continue reading Artist Journal #28
TONIGHT: First show here in Chattanooga is TONIGHT at Barking Legs Theater! Check out the event page and join if you are in the area: Gallery For A Night: Backyard Edition. It’s a ‘fire-sale’ so all my work is UP TO 50% OFF! Great chance to start a collection with drawings, paintings and collages from… Continue reading Upcoming Shows in Chattanooga, TN