It's been a question of what to do with my digital legacy given my current circumstances, and I think we have found something where people can continue to collect or be introduced to my artwork, all after I'm gone.
I was given months to live, and I had to make arrangements -- fast. No one could actually tell me how much time I had, but I felt awful, and we were in the height of the pandemic. I had already made a Will years before due to my ongoing health problems since my first… Continue reading How-To Prepare for Death as an Artist
Lately things have been weird but good, too. I've gotten quite a bit of press and features which is nice. It's always hard to cut through the noise of media in general, and I never know who sees my work, who reads about it, if they come across it in unexpected places, if they even… Continue reading Paintings in Print (and on 7 inch records)
In the meantime, I've been doing a lot of talking about life and death and all that, and people want to know more, I suppose.
"Libertine Axon" 16x16 inches, oil on panel. (Sold) Click to view in full. This is on view at The Gathering Place at both their locations starting Friday and going through the winter.
I was asked to do a portrait of my friend's daughter and their two cats, one of whom, was nicknamed "baby horse" because he was so huge! Well, Wally died of old age shortly after I took photos of him for this painting, so I'm glad we got the ball rolling in-time to have this… Continue reading New Painting: Maria and Her Beasts
8x10" oil on panel...
A little 5x7" painting I did using the left over globs of paint from a larger commission I've been working on. I've had a bad habit since an instructor at Art Center College of Design told me to always squeeze out more than I need. Well, that gets expensive with oil paint, and wasteful in… Continue reading New Painting: Snow Dove