I sold one of my older gestural drawings last week. These were from Chatov Studio classes in Atlanta, that I took from 1981-1988. I’m saving some of them, but newsprint doesn’t hold up well unless it’s framed under glass. Preserving them is the objective. These are all from one male model who was a performance [...]
Archive for September, 2009
Etsy often has wonderful articles on their blog and occasionally post videos of local artists, artisans and unique spaces. This is one of them from the Monterey Bay area. Takes me back.
I haven’t gotten back to this one in a couple of weeks, so it may transform further. Thus, no title as yet. I’ve been consumed with finding a residency in Ireland for next year, getting the house in relatively stable shape for a possible spring sale, and the problems that ownership offers. Like a leaking [...]
My friend Ali Hossaini recently produced the Metropolis Art Competition for Babelgum Networks. It’s part of an ongoing arts programming initiative, and he promises interesting new work later in the year. The artist retains rights to all work and there is no fee for an entry. Length is limited to 5 minutes. I know plenty of [...]
One of two paintings from this past week after a magnificent late summer storm rolled in over the hills. Standing in a local park with a colleague on a break from archiving our township’s historic documents, we watched the sky change color and the winds come up. The storm was the tail end of Hurricane [...]
I’ve been selling small paintings and limited edition prints online since January, mostly on Etsy, the Brooklyn based phenomenon for ‘handmade’ goods that launched back in 2005. 1000 Markets is another online retailer selling handcrafted artisan products of all kinds, including original paintings and hand-pulled prints. Sites like these seem to appear almost daily. I’ve [...]