Paint Assembly, Paint Forms
Mixed media work where paint materials are assembled as abstract forms to draw relationships between process, presence, and transformation.Continue reading New Work: Human paint forms
Exploring relationships, roles, and transformation with materials, paint, human forms, and abstractions. Always in search of walls. Contemporary works on canvas and other materials.
I find the tangible forms we experience life through fascinating. I draw from life, and use those drawings as references for paintings.Continue reading Statement
There are a couple of conversations happening on my easel right now. Like the first presidential debate of 2020, except they’re getting along. Different values, same stage. Actually, my paint forms and oil paintings have the same values – just different ideas about getting there.Continue reading Mid-October Musing
I had a few hours between jobs and wanted to paint but it was 80 degrees and sunny.
My wacky schedule has me juggling paint and down time. I’ve been dipping my toes into plein air situations, despite being fussy about painting scenarios. These recent open air paintings on paper have very little to do with what I’m doing – aside from opening potential to strike up conversations about purchasing work or raffle tickets.
To me, this plein air thing is more of a skill-building exercise than anything else. I don’t typically do these types of beachscapes, nor do I prefer to work quickly, or in public. I don’t like talking while painting. Heck, I don’t even like listening to music with lyrics at my easel.Continue reading Beach Painting
Spoiler alert: I received a prize for Milkyway at Cape May Point.Continue reading Night Skies Show at RRCArts
Stewing on an idea about paint, what it does, and its representations, I began a new series of abstract work earlier this year. Paint Forms. I made a number of relatively small mixed media pieces of abstract work on wood. I’ve been building the transformative series in unison with Armageddon. Life poetry.
New mixed media work where paint materials are assembled in collage as three dimensional elements atop colored ground to draw relationship between process, presence, and transformation. Some are built on mono-prints from paper targets.Continue reading Paint Assembly