cleaning the studio...

...and other adventures in art

thanks, ed

Quote for the day, from Ed Ruscha, “Whatever I do, I’m having a dialogue with myself.  That’s the impetus for it all… Two types of work might be different in some ways, but they have a little silver thread between them.” And on that note,...

in case you missed it

A bit late, but here are some photos from my open studios in October, in case you were unable to attend. These are my two favorite walls, showing paintings on one and encaustic and sculpture on another.  The chair on the wall is titled “Have a...

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,...

a chair is a chair is a chair

A chair is a chair is a chair… unless it’s my latest project, a chair-ionette (thank you Tom Maderos, for the name of the thing). It’s not pretty, but it’s going to eventually be functional. Making a marionette out of a chair is more tricky...

and now for something completely different

People who know me as a painter don’t always know that I also do sculpture. I tend to primarily work in one medium or the other for months at a time, and I am just now straying back into sculpture after having been painting for a few months. I do figurative...