cleaning the studio...

...and other adventures in art

sneak previews

One more weekend of Open Studios, October 15&16, 11am-5pm. I try to not work in my studio between the two weekends of Open Studios because I make such a mess, but I couldn’t resist. I started (and may possibly finish) a small sculpture, horsehair and steel,...

open studios 2011

Coming up very soon is Open Studios 2011: Am I ready? Most certainly not. My studio is a mess, but it is immeasurably more interesting to work on artwork than to work at cleaning the studio. But I will clean it–clean enough for visitors–and I’d love...

light and shadows

More drawings soon, but first this photo I’ve been meaning to post for a while… This is R.R. Jones photographing my piece Bridge of Sighs. Lit correctly, this piece has a yellow shadow which is integral to the piece.  As you can see in the following photo,...

by way of explanation

Look, I haven’t disappeared entirely, I’ve just been really busy. More on all that later (and lots of new work to show), but for the time being you get two photos. This is the current state of my studio. That pile of photos is what I call my source...

…and another show…

In addition to the EDGE show I wrote about last week, opening May 6, I also have paintings hanging at Lulu’s at the Octagon, a cafe attached to the Museum of Art and History in downtown Santa Cruz. This is a fabulous space, with large walls, good light, and a...

the EDGE of town

I’m helping Lila Klapman, a fellow artist, organize an invitational group exhibit for artists working on the west side of Santa Cruz. EDGE: Art on the Westside will be held at the R. Blitzer Gallery, located at the edge of town in a warehouse formerly occupied...