January 2018- It’s a busy start to the New Year! Rodeo clowns take center stage! With a show looming closely on the horizon at Hank Charcuterie in Lawrence, Kansas in February, I’m scrambling to finish up the entire concept of paintings and drawings that will make up the show.
December, 2017 – It’s been a hectic finish to the year.
June 2017- My River Market Painting Studio is fully operational! I do have plans to build some additional easels to help out on some larger paintings I’m planning on working on soon, but it’s loaded with all the materials, tools, and books I need to produce a whole new body of work.
Mar 2017 – Rodeo bulls continued to take center stage on my new work in the studio this month. Instead of graceful, mythic European matadors at the center, a bunch of crass, tasteless American clowns rose up to challenge the bulls.
Feb 2017- A new series of gestural paintings started to come together in my studio this month. Using a bullfighting motif, these paintings are all loosely executed with a shared palette across all the canvases.
May 2016 – 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.
New Paintings Here’s a look at some of my new paintings I’ve just finished. Some of these make up the Boxing Show at Hank Charcuterie in Lawrence, Kansas that runs from March 22 to May 20.
Mar 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.
Feb 2016- 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…
For three weeks in April, I helped out scenic painter extraordinaires Gen Goering and Regina Weller on the Lyric Opera’s 2015 production of Tosca. Over the three weeks, we painted over 5,000 square feet of flooring, along with three large backdrops, faux sculptures, and countless pieces of sets, walls, fireplaces, and other architectural elements. Gen…