Here are the latest links from around the web that deal with the art world, design, or just some interesting stuff in general:
Austinites! Courtesy of the fine folks at Big Medium, the West Austin Studio Tour revs up this weekend and continues through next weekend. It’s your uber-less duty to check out and support as many artists as you can!
More and more I’m of the mind politics and art shouldn’t cross paths too much – there’s plenty of reasons for this that I’ll go into in a future blog post – but when an artist does do something novel that combines the two and becomes notorious for it – the result of that notoriety shouldn’t be a punch in the fucking face. Seriously?
I went and saw the final presentations of the Spring 2016 Artist Inc Fellows last week, and it was a pretty amazing wealth of talent on display and a pretty great program run by some fine, dedicated folks. Applications are now open for the next session in KC, so sign up today!
Here’s a quick look at my completed series of nine boxing oil paintings. Eight of the paintings are 40″x40″, and the rectangular one at the end is 40″x50″. Each of these oil paintings were painted in the Spring of 2016 at Michael’s studio in the Arts Asylum.
Here’s a look back at one of the crazier art events Ian Shults and I put together for Blue Genie Art in Austin, Texas. The Danger Derby is a no-rules pinewood derby race featuring a 120′ track fraught with dangers the entrants must overcome – a firepit, blowtorches, swinging anvils and swablades. Continue reading →
My latest project is coming to fruition and it’s exciting that after seven years of plotting this event that finally, in the summer of 2016 the group art show of my dreams is happening! Continue reading →
Work in Progress February 2016 – Here is a look at some of my recent work in progress with some snapshots taken in my studio. There are nine oil paintings in various stages, along with ten charcoal/pencil and acrylic wash drawings that will soon be supplemented by about five more drawings. Continue reading →
Needing more room to create new bodies of work and all the side projects that go along with it, I moved into a great studio space tucked into the middle of Kansas City’s Arts Asylum. With a show looming on the horizon and plans to put together at least a couple of group shows throughout the year, I needed the extra space to concentrate my efforts. Continue reading →