June 25, 2018

 NARS Open Studios Show 2018 and Talk About my Art

I spent the afternoon hanging and rehanging the show until I got the hang of it. I’m confident with my final selections, though the room could use more light. The show was built around the two large canvases, becau...

April 23, 2018

The materials an artist uses are often the driver of creativity. 

I recently bought a small travel box of 12 watercolor half-pans by Lukas, a German brand, on a whim and on sale. My rationalization was the obvious — it can be easily carried in a pocket and I can add col...

March 28, 2018

Once again, I was asked about my intent. This was the first question asked by a writer, about my art, on seeing three of my framed paper paintings for the first time. We had not met before and I believe she viewed them favorably and was genuinely interested in knowing...

March 6, 2018


   The work table is the center of my studio. It’s where the physical work of making a painting takes place. My table is 8x8 ft. square and low (20”), made of two sheets of 1/2” plywood and lumber. It’s not perfect—there...

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