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.
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…
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.
The Blue Genie Danger Derby 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…
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.
The New Game in Town 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!