May 15, 2015

I was fortunate to attend a textile workshop in Japan recently for two weeks. The focus was on indigo--learning how to keep a vat, make sure it's healthy and various traditional Japanese shibori and stenciling techniques to create surface design prior to dyeing. These...

February 17, 2015

February 14, 2015

On Edge: Outrageous Possibilities opens Friday, February 20, 6-10PM at Edge Gallery, 3658 Navajo Street, Denver.  I had a piece accepted (Ebola Boots, 2015) shown here.  The exhibit is open through March 8. Hope you can stop by.


February 9, 2015

Since my last post, much has happened. Unfortunately I got the dreaded Lyme Disease in September and had to deal with the complications it presented over the course of the fall. We also relocated to Colorado in December so my life was crazy! I continued to make work wh...

September 2, 2014

Over the weekend I worked on a fairly large-scale painting on paper.  It started with my materials exploration with Jody then developed into a crazy energetic conglomeration of marks, shapes and color.  Tape, obliteration and obscuring provided the structure and direct...

August 29, 2014

Jody Snider works on a collaborative piece this morning in my studio.  We focused on exploring materials and processes and repeating shapes in consideration of composition.  Tape came into play for its linear quality and masking properties.  


Jody was the...

August 6, 2014



This Saturday, the Westport River Watershed Alliance is holding its annual gala.  This is a buoy I painted and donated for the auction.  Find more info at:



July 30, 2014




I recently worked back into a green square painting that had a black, almost leopard-like spotted pattern across the surface.  At left shows the areas I taped.


The next image has some of the tape removed, revealing what remained of the black "spots" underneath.  Som...

July 27, 2014

I liked this quote from Woody Allen that was in the paper today.  Whether it's film or painting, what he said resonnates with me.


July 27, 2014

I printed Da Bubble and taped it into my sketchbook.  On this scale I can see relationships and resolutions more easily.  I'll get back to the full scale tomorrow.



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