For the month of March I am excited to say that have been granted an Akron Soul Train fellowship.
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.
Thank you to everyone who came from near and far and attended the "Illustrious Decay" opening at CWAL and 78th Street Studios. This was my first time since my days at CalArts I had done an installation piece let alone a collaborative one. Jen Omaitz led me through it because I kind of had zero… Continue reading ‘Illustrious Decay’ Opening Night
Contemporary artists I've been thinking about lately... Grazyna Smalej Patrick Jacobs Maria Kreyn Andrew Hem
The scope of the undertaking is ambitious on all levels. The partnerships, installations, artist lectures, films, and beyond have aligned despite the bureaucratic obstacles one can often experience in the world of non-profit entities and arts organizations. Founded by art collector Fred Bidwell (whose Transformer Station I am a big fan of), with the creative… Continue reading FRONT opening weekend