Edgewater Historical Society – Plein Aire Painters Of Chicago Show, Oct. 8 – 16

I will have four small, nicely framed,  and inexpensive works at the Edgewater Historical Society space (5358 North Ashland, Chicago, IL) that  is part of Andersonville Arts Weekend. There are many receptions in the area on Friday, October 8 (5 to 9pm).

Louis Sullivan Show Installation

I recently worked on an installation from The Louis Sullivan Show at the Chicago Cultural Center. I painted some  rose laurels very carefully over my friend  Tony Kartsonas’ beautiful stenciling who also managed the job. The mural was a re-creation of a decoration from the Sullivan designed (and now demolished) Garrick Theater. The show wasContinue reading “Louis Sullivan Show Installation”

Art Prize. Wow! Grand Rapids is strutting out!

ArtPrize,  created by Rick DeVos, a grandson of both the cofounder of Amway and the founder of the Prince Corp is apparently establishing a kind of huge scale people’s choice competition in Grand Rapds, MI. A  few years ago I helped paint a Richard Haas designed Mural there and am thinking about creating another publicContinue reading “Art Prize. Wow! Grand Rapids is strutting out!”

More Washington, DC murals

Here is another apparently old mural on 14th street near “U”.  I can’t quite make out what it is supposed to say , perhaps “mothers love”? Maybe it is an old sign.  It is peeling quite badly. Also about 50 ft. away I found a beautiful poster  applied to a door. Any information about eitherContinue reading “More Washington, DC murals”

Working on 18th Century Wallpaper restoration in Washington, D.C.

Here is a  look at what I am doing this week in Washington DC. This is an 18th century  wallpaper made with woodblock prints . It would have been manufactured by a company like Joseph Dufour et Cie. I’m working with Page Conservation who have mounted the wallpaper on panels and I am  very carefullyContinue reading “Working on 18th Century Wallpaper restoration in Washington, D.C.”