1503, 2017

A Musing #23

March 15th, 2017|0 Comments

Painting has always been a lonely gig and lately I find myself making random noises to remind myself I'm capable of sound. I'm not sure how my neighbours feel about the sudden outbursts coming from my studio downstairs. Mass amounts of solitude translates to work [...]

803, 2017

A Musing #22

March 8th, 2017|0 Comments

An incredibly large "too big to fit anywhere" thank you is in order to everyone who came out to the opening Friday night. It was a success and you guys helped make it happen. I got to see lots of familiar faces and some new [...]

103, 2017

A Musing #21

March 1st, 2017|0 Comments

We're only days away from the opening and I'm already lit. Not like in a non sober way, but more in an emotional way. It's been ages since I've done a show and this is going to be the second solo of my artistic career. [...]

2102, 2017

A Musing #20

February 21st, 2017|0 Comments

I don't think I can be a digital artist. Technology as evolved so much we can literally make anything on a screen. Personally, there's something about using a tablet and fancy software that doesn't do it for me. I'm attracted to the speed of it [...]

1402, 2017

A Musing #19

February 14th, 2017|0 Comments

Shout out to all my friends and family back in North America with sane internet providers. Another day goes by where I miss having reliable service and the people who work there know what logic is. Running a space has it's responsibilities. It's what it [...]

802, 2017

A Musing #18

February 8th, 2017|0 Comments

I don't know if I can stress how important it is to get out of routines especially if you're a creative. As an artist, I do my best to change things up so working in the studio doesn't feel like a horrible relationship.Ways include deciding [...]

102, 2017

A Musing #17

February 1st, 2017|0 Comments

With recent events happening in the news, it's becoming more difficult not to want to put down my brush and be more socially active. I've explained it before in my Mike Brown post, but there is a point where you take a side. We are [...]

2601, 2017

A Musing #16

January 26th, 2017|0 Comments

While working on Mike Brown and Sandra Bland I realized I need to work on a portrait of someone I knew personally. I even wrote about it a couple posts back. So I’ve taken on the large than life subject of my dad. After being [...]

1901, 2017

A Musing #15

January 19th, 2017|0 Comments

Finishing a long term painting always feels odd to me. Since it’s a portrait, it really is like saying farewell to a friend. Mike Brown has come to an end and it’s been a long one. For sure this is a political piece, but it [...]