Thirteen

My birthday is on 1.31. I have always liked the number 13 because as long as I remember, 13 was taught to be feared and hated. Some hotels even omit the 13th floor from their elevator buttons! I find this to be both humorous and ridiculous. I enjoy liking things that other people fear. My…

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Celebration of the Weed: March 4th – April 30th – Posana Cafe

The “Celebration of the Weed” is a look at the unwanted and the misunderstood: the weed. Traditionally, weeds are unwanted and hated among land-owners. However, if you study them closely…not only are they gorgeous, many of them (particularly the dandelion) are extremely medicinal. Dandelion Greens—Instead of hunting these greens down to eliminate them from your…

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Greenville as ONE

Ever wonder what it’s like to be in the same room with an artist as they create, brainstorm, fail, rethink and have a final breakthrough? What about an unheated basement amongst cinder block walls? Well…it’s not always pretty. For a behind the scenes look at my creation of “Greenville as ONE”, click on this link Behind…

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The Art of Watching

I have always been fascinated with the different ways in which people inspect art. It’s a curiosity of mine; a sociological fascination perhaps. Art is so subjective, as you know. One person sees brilliance in a piece while another person is indifferent and walks past the same work without as much as a sideways glance.…

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3 Things

I’m not a great blogger but I promise I am working on being more prolific. I tend to keep a million things inside my head but don’t put them down as often as necessary. My initial thoughts are that “no one is reading my blog anyway, so why does it matter if I update it?”…

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No. 8 Meets Dr. Seuss

“No. 8 Meets Dr. Seuss”: Mixed-Media on Canvas, 60in. x 40in. My Weed Series will be a year-long process ending in March 2013. The final project will become a solo exhibition showing in the Adler Gallery at Posana Cafe, located in downtown Asheville in Historic Pack Square across from the Asheville Art Museum. This series of weeds…

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Inner Workings

“Inner-Workings”: Mixed-Media on Canvas, 40″ x 40″ I recently completed this painting as a tribute to the Martin Scorsese movie, “Hugo”. I am fascinated by this movie and the drawings of the inside of clocks and their cogs. I have tried to find the sketches from the notebook within the movie but no luck. If you…

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