Real Surreal

October 7th, 2014 - Write a comment »

My recently completed painting “Critical Mass” is currently in a group show at Sandra Lee Gallery in San Francisco, California. Real Surreal  October 1st – October 31st, 2014 Sandra Lee Gallery is located at: 251 Post Street, Suite 310 San Francisco, […]

Navigating Through It All

May 23rd, 2014 - Write a comment »

I have two paintings currently on display at the David Brower Center in Berkeley, California. Reimagining Progress: Production, Consumption, & Alternative Economies Statement for the show: We face an urgent problem: our current consumption patterns outstrip our planet’s available resources, […]

Gimme Shelter

May 7th, 2014 - Write a comment »

My work is currently on display in a group show called “Shelter” presenting interpretations by artists on the theme of shelter at ArtWorks Downtown in San Rafael, CA. The juror is Catharine Clark, owner/director of Catharine Clark Gallery in San […]

Going Places

March 4th, 2014 - Write a comment »

Convoy shows a swarm of aircraft and automobile traffic flowing an masse towards an unseen destination.  It’s meant to be a metaphor for our carbon-based society and the path we are choosing to take.  Our continued reliance on fossil fuels […]

Mining a Creative Vein

January 16th, 2014 - Write a comment »

A while ago I began working on a painting of an immense open pit mine.  My idea was to portray a deep gorge terraced with roadways leading to the bottom.  This pit would be alive with activity. Mining equipment would […]

Opening the Doors

April 8th, 2013 - Write a comment »

Every April I participate in an open studio event with other artists in my studio building.  I’ve been quite busy over the past few months. so I will have a lot of new work on display. If you plan to […]

Digging Deeper

February 17th, 2013 - Write a comment »

Artists are known to sometimes riff on the work of their predecessors.  This isn’t intended as mimicry, but as a way of paying homage. I imagine most artists have their heroes.  An artist I happen to admire is Frederick Edwin […]

It’s Nice to Be Acknowledged

February 6th, 2013 - Write a comment »

I’ve learned that I have been chosen as one of 10 finalists for this year’s Masterminds competition.  This is SF Weekly’s showcase for the Bay Area’s up and coming artistic talent. The issue hits the stands on Wednesday February 6th.  […]

A Long and Winding Road

January 29th, 2013 - Write a comment »

Every painting evolves differently in the studio.  Some are born easily, essentially painting themselves.  Others require round after round of uncertain explorations, followed by periods of reflection, trying to ascertain where the painting wishes to go.  The final painting may […]