Painters boldly portraying abstracted nature.
Recently, I was commissioned to do a portrait of a young man and his dog who reside in Maryland. I had to work with photos that I did not take myself, which always poses a challenge, especially when an iPhone is used and distorts the shape of the face. The writer who commissioned the painting… Continue reading New Portrait: Jimmy and Bobby
My first painting to ever be completed during a pandemic! How nice. This is "Invasive Exotic" 12x12 inches, oil on linen. This will be part of the Flower Power show at Mize Gallery in St. Petersburg, FL. Sadly there will be no opening reception, but the gallery is open by appointment and like many galleries,… Continue reading New Painting: Invasive Exotic
Well it had been a very long time, but I finally did some paintings. Just little studies, but at least it is something. Can you believe I haven't painted at all since May 2019?! Well, it is true. I've had too many things going on, and quite frankly I'm tired. Oh-so very tired. I do… Continue reading Nine Months of No Painting: New Painting Studies
The biopic is a hard undertaking for any film production, but one of a painter? Well, that's an even bigger obstacle. An art form such as film making an attempt to show the life of a creative mind and all the pieces that make up their life -- not to mention other players -- will… Continue reading My Top 10 Films About Artists: The Biopic
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
After quite a few years, the photo book that I have slowly been working on is now available! You can order here. Which I recommend, as this will be a limited 1x run and, it has already exceeded my expectations. I'm a little disturbed by this fact. Clevelanders love their Clevelanding, man. There comes a… Continue reading The Restrooms of Cleveland, the Book