Norman Rockwell’s Technique – Peak Whites

It seems like over the past ten years or so Norman Rockwell’s reputation in the art world has been rehabbed. Instead of being tossed aside as a sappy illustrator popular among People Who Don’t Know Anything About Art, the art world has slowly embraced America’s favorite son. I’ve seen his work reappear in plenty of…

Solo Painting Show Coming Up in July

It’s official – Pump Project will be hosting a solo show of my new paintings in July.  ‘Accumulation & Interruption’ will run from July 13th until August 3, and will feature 25 new oil paintings, filling the entire gallery space. There will be an opening reception on July 13th from 7-10. A full press release…

An Interview with Chris Chappell

Chris Chappell (interview originally appeared on schliefkevision in March of 2006) I met Chris at the ARThive in 2002 shortly after my arrival in Austin.  For the next few years, we painted side by side in adjoining studios at the ARThive and Blue Genie, trading jokes, eating lunches, and challenging each other to produce better…

Slide Talk!

WOMEN AND THEIR WORK GALLERY SHOW AND TELL SLIDE TALK January 17, 2006 – I was invited to present my work in a slide talk at the Women and their Work Gallery. After joking about my status as a man with some close friends for a couple weeks, the night of my talk arrived. I…