This painting was completed during my Akron Soul Train residency, so technically not that new, but made in 2019 and it hasn't been widely circulated. "Equinox" 30x30 inches, oil on canvas. A lot of bits and pieces in this painting were created in 3D modeling software (which I am still getting the hang of) and… Continue reading New Painting: Equinox
My solo exhibition "Soft Sugars" is now available via Artsy and BoxHeart Gallery in Pittsburgh. The show is up until August 23rd. I made a little video talking about my painting process and how the whole thing keeps evolving. https://youtu.be/MV57VG1y7OA As you will be able to tell, I kind of gave up trying to paint… Continue reading How My Paintings Continue to Evolve
Dollop, 18x18" oil on linen While I have a few shows on their way to be de-installed, my newest solo show "Soft Sugars" is on at BoxHeart Gallery in Pittsburgh, PA. My last show with BoxHeart was about a decade ago and it was of my punk rocker portraits. I'm happy they let me go… Continue reading “Soft Sugars” Solo Exhibition
I have a few shows on view in Ohio that are pretty terrific. Cleveland: Now thru June 28th “Fabulism: Meta-facts and fictions” at Worthington Yards, Cleveland, Ohio. Curated by Liz Maugans. Join me with artists Laura Bidwell, Kristen Cliffel, Meng-Hsuan Wu, Claudio Orso, Dante Rodriguez, Omid Tavakoli, and Antwoine Washington exhibit in Fabulism: metafact and… Continue reading Spring Art Exhibits: Fabulism and Ornate Acids
I was recently commissioned to do a few paintings and despite everything going on, I finished them in-time for all of the holidays! It's still nice to take a break from painting drippy things and test myself with likeness and making a person look as they should. It's also nice when a client lets me… Continue reading A Few Finished Portraits
Recently, I was selected as an Akron Soul Train fellow for March 2019. I've very exited and I still don't quite know what I'll be doing, so this winter is my time think about that. The fundraiser Winter SOULstice is happening on Thursday, December 6th with lots of works up for auction, including this little… Continue reading “Origin” and the Akron Soul Train fellowship
I'm going to London for the first time since 1992. It was Halloween, the first *legal* rave in London I got to dance at for a bit, on top of visiting various house parties. It was a whirlwind 24 hours and forgot all the purchases I made in Piccadilly in my hotel room. I also… Continue reading Sunset Trip book party at Rough Trade East.