Category Archives: exhibit opportunity

18 down, ? to go

Finished this one a couple of days ago but let it sit just to “make sure”. Then photographed it last night. I had a lot of trouble getting rid of the shiny glare until I remembered that I neglected to … Continue reading

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It’s getting cloudy again

Sky Pads 14 is probably the first one (!) in this series which is starting to look like I had originally envisioned it. Not done yet, so there’s still plenty of opportunity to spoil it! Art show update Meanwhile, an … Continue reading

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Headline of the day…

These two managed to worm their way into this year’s MAAC (Michiana Annual Art Competition) at the Box Factory for the Arts in St. Joseph, Michigan–YAY! This makes the third year in a row my paintings have been accepted (after … Continue reading

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A little painting and a little news

I like to keep my Aquabord™ titles to only one word–don’t ask why, just some arbitrary decision I made years ago–which is how this one came to be titled “Joy”. I finished it over a month ago but it was … Continue reading

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Harbor Shores, Part 2

In one extremely efficient afternoon ten large Sky Pads and three Echo Park paintings were taken down and somehow squished into the bed of my truck. I didn’t remember how I had loaded them up in the first place (it had … Continue reading

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Lot (and lots!) to see at the Carnegie reception

I’m going to try your patience here just a little bit, because I think some short videos will convey the spirit of the huge crowd at the Carnegie Center for the Arts reception better than my thousand words could. The … Continue reading

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A legacy of Andrew Carnegie

So happy to announce that this: will be going here: The Carnegie Center for the Arts sponsors a regional juried show which has accepted one of my Michigan Orange series paintings. I’m especially happy about this because the building itself … Continue reading

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A little bit of last night’s fun

It would have been a great time even if wine hadn’t been involved, but in this case the wine also happened to be pretty good. A few scenes from my reception for the Sky Pads exhibit last night at the … Continue reading

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Slide show overload?

It’s been a while since I temporarily disappeared from the blogosphere, but it was for a good reason. I’ve been working my little artist buns off churning out more Sky Pads for the September gallery opening. And, the finish line … Continue reading

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An offer I can’t refuse

It turns out that the Box Factory paid off a double dividend. The curator of the Gallery at the Inn at Harbor Shores also saw my painting at the MAAC show and thought it would be neat to fill their … Continue reading

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