In the Studio #32

In the Studio #32

I finally finished "The Hotness in Concert No.2" yesterday with just a few hours before I needed to get the studio ready for a photo shoot. Fig Magazine, a local lifestyle publication based in Bethlehem, came by to do a shoot of resident artists at the Banana Factory yesterday early afternoon, and right after that [...]

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, [...]

Ephemerama #25

Ephemerama #25

It's finally time for me to take a look at the next batch of artists I was recommended at the Vermont Studio Center. Many of these artists were recommended by Miguel Luciano. Miguel in my critique with him seemed fixated on the busyness in my works particularly the the City of the Dead drawing that I [...]

Ehpemerama #24

Ehpemerama #24

I meant to write about those artists from the Vermont Studio Center and instead events of the day interrupted those plans. I wanted to write that I feel very scared to be a black man, especially a poor black man, right now in this country. I'm terrified of the police! I think its part of [...]

First Friday #14

First Friday #14

Its been a busy couple days since First Friday and I'm just now catching up on blogging about it. The open house this month was pretty steady for me with tons of folks coming in the beginning of the night due to an ArtsQuest event downstairs and it petering off later on so that I [...]

Ephemerama #23

Ephemerama #23

I'm catching up on some of the suggestions that visiting and resident artists gave me at the the Vermont Studio Center in this blog. I received ten good suggestions that I'd like to cover over three posts. Here's the list I used whenever someone gave me a suggestion at VSC. I've been carrying it around in [...]

Ephemerama #21

Ephemerama #21

When I first began this post last week I was having an emotional day in Vermont. I got to listening to one of those way-to-thoughtful story-telling NPR programs and all of a suddenly I started crying, thinking about my mother. She died nine years ago around this time of the year. The experience got me to thinking about [...]