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).
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”
Here is what I took with me to Asia to paint with. I have an 11 x 14 OpenBox M panel holder. This is the core piece of equipment and I highly recommend this product. I have had this box for 7 or 8 years and it still works great. I had it refurbished byContinue reading “My Asian Painting Equipment”
This is a mural I painted this summer (2009) in Chicago, Il. The theme is alternative transportation. Done under the auspices of the Westtown Chamber of Commerce.One block west of Halsted on Chicago Ave. About five weeks of really hard work.
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!”
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”
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.”
Oct. 2008 I will have a painting in the Oil Painters of America Eastern Regional Exhibition to be held at Richland Fine Art in Nashville, Tennessee, October 17 through November 15, 2008.