4/20/18 They are like garments. They are like ghosts. They are like figures. They hang; they pull. They inform. They skew. 4/23/18 Repetition is the monster. Style is the box. Series is the limitation – the boundaries – the empty hole cascading into nothing. Titling is the definition. Completion is the destination. No destinations –… Continue reading Artist Journal #39
4/7/18 I think the issue I’m running into is not so much fabrication as it is presentation. Dirty inside clean. Chaos inside precision. Energy under control. Maybe focusing less on ‘tightening’ or responding to the initial image with refining layers, but instead letting the refinement happen in the presentation – the hanging, isolating apparatus. A… Continue reading Artist Journal #38
12/18/17 ART SHARE Not simply hanging art. This is a chance to curate, not just hang. There will be other group shows where work can be hung. This is a chance to say something, to relay information to the viewer beyond the painted image. The collage series – faces in obscurity, collaged with high end… Continue reading Artist Journal #37
Finished a series of small paintings on paper for a new series in the works entitled “Out of the Mist”. I plan to create a larger set in this series, playing with the same layers of black on white and white on black with a touch of color. Inspired by the famous abstract expressionists Motherwell… Continue reading New Series – Out of the Mist
This series was created for my most recent show in downtown Los Angeles at Basic Flowers as part of Wet Silk: Illustrated Edition. Touching back to sewing paper with the new addition of vellum as a layering device. The process began with a small old drawing from my study abroad trip to France back in… Continue reading Stitched Stagnation: New Drawing Series
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
The series “Painting on Postcards” consists of organic painted shapes playing on the glossy, clean surfaces of expired art-show postcards.
A series in development of paintings on top of old past art show promotional postcards, responding to the existing pictorial quality with paint to create a sense of depth.
I can’t explain how thrilled I am to have heard back from a gallery I applied to for professional gallery representation. I am pleased to share that I will now be an artist at En Em Art Space in Sacramento, CA! En Em Art Space The schedule for the next calendar year is still brewing,… Continue reading Artist at En Em Art Space
After going through many compositional changes throughout the past few months, and having began its existence in early 2013, this large scale painting has just now been stretched and completed this March 2014! What used to be a double canvas, un-stretched, hanging-free piece has now been divided into two separate works. With its re-orientation and… Continue reading Large Scale Painting Completed: “A Breath of Fresh Air”