Started this panel in Seattle, worked on it a bit at the Treehouse, and a bit more tonight in my Bozeman, MT hotel room. Decided to post some photos in progress.Read more "Smile and a Snakebite"
I saw some paintings by Ric Gendron at one of the urban schools I visited today, and thought he deserved a post of his own. The colors and strokes of these paintings drew me in, but the narrative and symbols kept me hooked. Check out the gallery at the link above, and an interview (about […]Read more "Ric Gendron"
The Degenerate Art Ensemble exhibition at the Frye Art Museum included photographs, fiber sculpture and videos of performance often containing warrior princess characters. I was especially taken by the dancer Haruko Nishimura wearing prothesis of carved deer forelegs, and the halted and awkward movements she made seemed to emulate a newborn fawn. I sat and […]Read more "Degenerate Art Ensemble"
Grace and Mitch and Cowboy Keith and I made a formidable team after an impromptu meeting in front of a case of glass art. We walked to the Seattle Art Museum for the Scholastic Art Awards ‘Art Write Now’ exhibition and reception, and happened upon Nick Cave’s Soundsuits. They are incredible, odd and fascinating objects, […]Read more "Meet Me at the Center of the Earth"
There is a lot of amazing art in this town. I’m posting things I took renegade photos of around town here, and the two amazing museum exhibitions I saw deserve posts of their own.Read more "Art in Seattle"
The Wilsonville High students had a great display of artwork they submitted to the Scholastic Art Awards in their art department. And they recommended Queries in Glass by Mark Zirpel at Bullseye Gallery, which was an intriguing and eerie exhibition of glass, orbs, implied relationships and kinetic genius. Tract suggested a glass digestive system ending […]Read more "Art in Pdx"
When I arrived in Jackson, the second thing I did (after a photo by the antler arch) was hustle to my favorite gallery in J Hole- the Tayloe Piggott Gallery. Last time I was surprised and delighted to see new work by an early influence of mine, the Starn Twins. This time I was thrilled […]Read more "Art in Jackson"
Ok, I was so very grateful to Frank for letting me stay at the Tower, and I wanted to do something really special, so I painted him a painting of his trademark quote with the Wyoming wind blowing through it. On the wall. Without permission. And of course NOW I think to be nervous about […]Read more "Thank you for Frank"