June 27, 2018

A new drawing, #16 (Oak Avenue), is in the Michigan Fine Arts Competition, which opened June 22, at the Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center, Birmingham, MI, and runs through August 23, 2018. The following is from a conversation with the artist.

Why...

February 22, 2018

Dear Friends and Loyal Followers,

Here is my studio wall in a photo taken today, February 22, 2018. The four pieces shown in progress represent about two months of effort. John Elderfield, the curator and art historian, would call them drawings, I think, for the simple...

December 12, 2017

This is one of the places where I work. It's in the basement of an old house in Birmingham, Michigan. Fly-over country to some of you. Metro Detroit to those of us who live here. I've lived in this house, on and off, since I was 12 years old. There were sojourns in gra...

December 12, 2017

This is my latest piece. It's titled "October Piece." I gave it that title because I worked on it for the month of October. It's all I did that month, and for part of November, too. What are the ideas here? Too many to recount in this space. One might be serendipity. A...

December 12, 2017

As a painter, I also draw. Drawing is central to what I do. The movement of my hand, wrist, arm and shoulder are just one of the pleasures of drawing. I guess the other one would be looking. Looking at the drawing as it progresses. And then looking at it after it's fin...

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