Building stretchers for a big new project that includes a 45 foot long painting. …probably going to be at this one for a while.
l am pleased to announce that the University of Arizona Museum of Art in Tucson, Arizona will host an exhibition of The Lebowski Cycle in the museum’s Main Gallery in 2016.
The exhibition will be on view from May 28th, 2016 through September 25th, 2016, and will include all 15 of the large-scale oil paintings from the cycle.
I am particularly looking forward to this show, as I largely grew up in Tucson, and received my BFA in Studio Art from the University of Arizona. The UA Museum of Art was also the first art museum I went to when I was young, and it will be great to have my work shown there.
I’ll post more details in 2016.
I’m pleased to have a number of paintings in an exhibition of Landscape Painting at the College of the Canyons in Santa Clarita, California. The show includes the work of seven contemporary painters and will also include a collection of historical landscape works from the 1920’s to the 1940’s. My paintings include work painted in California over the last few years in Anza-Borrego, Big Sur and Monterey Bay, The Salton Sea, Santiago and Silverado Canyons, Newport Back Bay, Laguna Beach and Crystal Cove.
The exhibition runs from September 1 – October 22, 2015. For more information, gallery hours, etc., contact the College of the Canyons Art Gallery at www.canyons.edu/artgallery or call (661) 362-3612.
This small 2004 painting is included in the Recent Acquisitions Exhibition at The University of Arizona Museum of Art. On view from March 28th through August 16th 2015.
Here are a few park paintings I’ve done over the last couple of months. These are really an excuse to look at color and engage the shifting winter light, which moves very quickly, and has a greater subtlety than summer light. I can’t always get out for a longer, more remote painting trip, and regional parks afford an opportunity to get in a days painting without a lot of planning.
I’m in the early stages of a new body of work, and even brief sessions in the landscape seem to sharpen my sensitivity to color and help me maintain a certain aggressiveness to my paint handling in the studio.
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