Category Archives: Painting

Time flies like a tornado tail whip!

2014 is flyin’ and it’s great to have some new work on display back east.  The next painting in the Tornado Series was born in an excellent workshop this summer with abstract painter, Matt Rhoades of Sacramento.  Got a solid … Continue reading

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Roaring Winter Landscape

Another work completed in the ongoing new body of tornado paintings… on the way to shopping them this fall for exhibition. Tornado Series (Revenge Series II): Paintings Wedge Snowscape acrylic on canvas, 8″ x 24″, 2012 – $1,500

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Stephen Paints Ilena

Master Artist Stephen Gyermek gifted us with a remarkable portrait of IF.  This work marks a new style/exploration in Stephen’s portrait paintings.  He gave Ilena his customary fleshly treatment in oils, but chose a bold shape and placed her on … Continue reading

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Summer Stew

Things simmering in the summer hot pot: The 5th Anniversary 2011-12 Exhibition Season at the Grand Theatre Center for the Arts opens in September with the venerable Graves Country – The Folk Art Collection of ol Roff.  I’m super excited … Continue reading

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Kunstlerleben Opens

Kunstlerleben – From Budapest to the Valley… the Stephen Gyermek Retrospective opens today! We (IF=superpower) finished the install last night (after a marathon week) and the show looks quite amazing.  What Miguel and I had envisioned as a visual immersion … Continue reading

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Beware of What You Believe

Very happy to have knocked this one out over the last week… but back to acrylics with lots of disdain.  I remembered what I love about them; they dry fast!  I remembered what I hate about them; they dry fast! … Continue reading

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The End of Days

In honor, or more accurately in amusement, of the impending armageddon [sic], here’s a sequence from the painting referenced in the previous post, Motivation.  A rare look into a work in progress.  Oh, and in less than one hour the … Continue reading

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Who the hell is Stephen Gyermek?

I’m honored to co-curate an upcoming exhibition (Kunstlerleben : From Budapest to the Valley) this summer with Miguel Guerrero (Artist & Mentor Extraordinaire) featuring the amazing Stephen Gyermek.  Mr. Gyermek is truly a cultural treasure… art historian, master woodblock printmaker, … Continue reading

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Motivation

A look at some of the concept sketches for a work in progress.  The painting is now (unfortunately!) over 18 months in the making and no where near complete.  However it will be the centerpiece of the Tornado Series and perhaps … Continue reading

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Fresh Paint

Tornado Series (Revenge Series II): Paintings 1.  Love Tornado, oil on canvas, 8″ x 10″, 2009 – $600 2.  Corvus Fuel, oil on canvas, 8″ x 10″, 2010 – $600

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