This past September into October, I was honored to be a part of the annual Twilight On The Pier art and music festival on the Santa Monica Pier in Southern California! I was one of three artists painting live and it was my first experience working outside the studio with it’s benefits and limitations. Here… Continue reading Twilight On The Pier / Live Painting
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
Finally photographed some of the stuff I’ve been working on in the studio the last few months. This is work for a series to be shown at my first show with my new representing gallery EN EM Art Space! The show is in Sacramento, CA and will be on display from October 1 – November… Continue reading Progress in the Studio: Work for EN EM Art Space
2/26/15 MAPPING – I realize now, the works in progress and the frustration of illusionary space and physical space I was struggling to develop in the series “Everything Has Strings” is in the process of being actualized in the new burlap paintings currently in-progress in the studio. Not only do these paintings satisfy an exploration… Continue reading Artist Journal #22
1/20/14 It’s all about response; reaction; react. It’s about reacting to previous mark. It begins with the immediate mark, no matter what it’s based on, even if it’s based on pure instant automatic drawing; instant feeling; instant motion; instant hand gesture. It’s about action, most importantly. Action and reaction. Reaction to mark, to color, to… Continue reading Artist Journal #15
I’m not sure what my printer’s scanner started doing when I was trying to scan some drawings, but it looks incredible! I love these little digital drawings. These drawings are made through digital means, yet in such a way that chance decides on the formatting; there is no way for me to plan how these… Continue reading Scanner Experiment
The following works are preliminary elements from a course entitled Conceptual Art Practice. Beginning with free association writing, the assignment develops from words to images, and later into sound and video. Chance operations facilitated much of what is involved in these experiments.