Perhaps one of the most interesting observations I’ve had over the past few weeks is how people and events in my life affect the art I produce. Every experience evokes different color combinations, into truly crazy kaleidoscopes. Calming influences are blues, while when I’m trying to clear my mind and return to equilibrium I find yellows … Continue reading
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Prototyping the Next
I’m currently working on a challenge to create many small works that are affordable for just about anyone…I think I like the direction I’m heading with my paintings. Enjoy my progress so far. The inspiration for the two paintings below are the patterns rain makes on windows and bamboo forests. Continue reading
Wrapping up at the Tacoma Post Office
Come out to enjoy the last few days of MicroZoo and My Dreams Are Blue in the Tacoma Post Office. Continue reading
Come see Meditations at the Handforth Gallery
March 7th through April 25, 2015 come out to the Handforth Gallery and see my latest work, Meditations. This body of work is inspired by textile surface design techniques and Rorschach ink blots. Once complete the series will include at least 9 works ranging in size from 18″ x 18″ all the way up to … Continue reading
MicroZoo Menagerie Now On Display
Just a few short weeks ago I took on the challenge of completing 9 large scale drawings for an Artscapes installation in the downtown Tacoma Post Office Building to be hung by December 31st. Its been a while since I have drawn, as the last five years my work has been exclusively painting and collage. Compared to … Continue reading
Artscapes – Coming Soon!
December 18th I will be installing 15 artworks in the Tacoma Old Post Office Building. On the South and East walls I will have six paintings from “My Dreams Are Blue” series installed, while on the North wall and entrance I will have a series of pastel drawings. “MicroZoo” magnifies 9 small beasts into unusual size. I … Continue reading
Unintended Habitat Is a GO!
This Friday I learned my installation proposal, “Unintended Habitat,” was accepted into the City of Tacoma’s Artscapes program! Stay tuned in the coming days for information on when and where I will be showing and for periodic updates on constructing the installation components. “Unintended Habitat” will provide an opportunity for the public to magically transport themselves from the city … Continue reading
Crazy calendar of events – come see me!
Lately I have been stacking the events, providing all a variety of options to come out and see my art and hopefully have some fun at the same time. I’m scrambling to keep up with it all and thought it would make it easier for everyone to list them all for you all to pick and choose … Continue reading
Help me decide – Day of the Dead Painting
I have the opportunity to show some work at POCO Wine + Spirits, however it must be Day of the Dead themed. I thought it would be fun to create what gets the most votes! Please share this with your friends and help me decide what to paint 🙂 I’ll follow up with a post … Continue reading
Save the Date! Sept 18th @ CoCA
Just got notice that my painting Right Dream, Left Dream was accepted to the CoCA (Center of Contemporary Art) Seattle Show “Who Are You?” that is running from September 18th through November 7th. Come by and see my work along with other CoCA members. The opening reception is Thursday September 18th from 5-9pm – I … Continue reading