I painted over a painting, today.

Today, I painted over a painting. It happens from time to time; I recycle a piece to create something better. Typically, I will paint over something that just never ended up being successful in my mind. It fell short of an idea or just never came to a...

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A process, documented.

How do you document a meditative practice if not for moments of bright lucidity? My practice of painting doesn’t not exist in the cerebral space, often. Perhaps it might start there, but the journey always takes me somewhere else entirely. It is a practice...

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Creative Solitude

Creative Solitude The all too necessary (momentary) sabbatical post-show It’s become a bit of a habit. That is, taking the time to pause after toiling in the studio leading up to an exhibition. Before a show, my pulse is quickened. Perpetually. I’m a bit frantic....

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An ode to gallerists and curators

A ‘thank you’ must be uttered to a group of people with whom I carry such profound gratitude. These people have graciously given me opportunities to pursue my career as an artist. Without their support, showing my work would be infinitely more difficult. They have...

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A few of my favorite things

Opening a fresh tube of paint.  The elegance of newly stretched and primed canvas, awaiting the very first mark. The magic that happens when I leave a painting overnight: it somehow looks different in the morning, and I’m unsure why. Feeling completely “juiced”...

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Meet my studio floor

Often, when I have studio visitors, a comment is uttered about my studio floor. It is a concrete floor in my garage; before we bought our home, it was an anemic gray that you’ve seen too many times to recall  — punctuated by the occasional crack; aside from that,...

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A new direction

I've been busy working on paintings for my summer show, Bloom. I’ve had this vision… this idea of color and line for a few months now. I've felt it — it comes into my dreams — it visits me in both sleeping and wakeful moments. After creating two shows surrounding the...

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New site, new blog

Thank you for checking out my site. I will be adding content to my blog on a fairly regular basis and would love to share it with you. Expect a little background. A story. There’s this dynamic; that is, a push and pull of things around me that often drives my work....

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