In the Studio #63

In the Studio #63

I've been busy in the studio starting a couple new pieces but, most excitedly, doing some art business; which I avoid doing because it's often tedious. Most applications for grants, awards, and art applications run through programs like SlideRoom; which fortunately cuts down on some of the hassle of filling out forms because you can [...]

First Friday #18

First Friday #18

Our First Friday of the new year went off without a hitch, and though it was lightly attended I had some good conversations and got around the building for once. The night began with a nice little happy hour attended by  Erin Anderson Michelle Neifert Deb Slahta and myself - our monthly beer and bourbon [...]

First Friday #16

First Friday #16

Its been a while since I'e written a post and I think the reason has been two-fold. First I finished my series of paintings on Longwood Gardens and have felt a little empty and tapped out of inspiration. The other reason has been the election. I'd wanted to speak about issues regarding the election specifically [...]

Ephemerama #28

Ephemerama #28

What makes a presidential administration successful when it comes to the arts? What are the metrics we use to say this president was a artistic philosopher-king and that one was a philistine..., an artistic neophyte. Several months ago I sought a way to gauge this years crop of presidential candidates on their support for the [...]

Ephemerama #26

Ephemerama #26

Yesterday night I attended an art opening at the Bethlehem House Gallery for their "Summer Show" and to mark their two year anniversary. It was a very nice show with works from a couple friends of mine; Darrell George, whose has a studio down the hall from me at the Banana Factory,  Ward Van Haute, [...]