(Cover Image: “Eagle River Summer” – Prints available here ) It’s not every day in Alaska that an artist is awarded the honor of their work gracing the cover of a magazine… And for this specific publication, it’s the first time ever! I am excited to announce my Artist Profile featured in the Fall 2012 [...]
Something that is unique to Hawaii and especially the Big Island is Vog. Essentially it is volcanic smog, tiny particles that are released into the air from Kilauea as it continually erupts. This vog hugs the horizon and can make or break a sunset. On the day I saw this sunset, it most definitely ‘made’ [...]
On Friday, August 10th the Plein Air Painters of Alaska painted at the Anchorage Golf Course. Was a great spot to play with my new slate panels and see how they operate in the field. So far I love it!
Every artist has an arsenal of paintings… That is, paintings either mapped out, planned out or even painted in their mind, that are waiting to come to life. My arsenal is getting quite large. It’s getting out of control. This is something that hangs over me when I choose what to paint when I get out my [...]
Recently during one of those moments where my brain wanders aimlessly, I got a wild hair. This seemingly random creative urge drew me to painting on natural, even rugged supports, one of these being slate. Every time I wander through the flooring isles of a local home improvement store, I find myself mesmerized by the [...]
Here is a progression of a recent still life oil painting I completed for my upcoming show at Picture This Gallery in Eagle River, Alaska. Click through the images to see it progress and watch the video compilation. Thanks for looking!
Back in the studio now from a whirl-wind visit to Hawaii and my exhibition at East Hawaii Cultural Center. I had previously decided that entering a piece in the Annual Alaska Railroad Poster Competition was not a logistical option. So many things going on! However I could not shake a poster concept from my mind. [...]