I am giving a talk, Wax Collage: Beyond Technique at the 6th International Encaustic Conference on June 1, 2012 in Provincetown, MA. This conference draws from an international roster of exhibiting artists who are fully engaged with encaustic. I will be presenting the work of 15-20 contemporary painters, bookmakers, printmakers and […]
Archive for November, 2011
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The Importance of Input– Typically, when I am working in my studio I can not focus my attention past the pots of encaustic paint, piles of drawings and paper to embed in my work. Everyday I need to set an alarm on my iPod to pull me back into the […]
Recently I attended de Kooning: A Retrospective at the MoMA. This extensive exhibition covers seventeen thousand square feet of de Kooning’s work from seven decades. The exhibition was a long journey through exquisite sensitivity, raw emotion and misogyny; from the jewel-like, biomorphic Summer Couch to the beautifully grotesque Woman II. Also […]
Typically my encaustic mixed media portraits, include vintage photography. Recently I decided to branch out and use my own photography. Posted here is a portrait of one of my sons. After many months of following my son Jack with a camera, I realized this would not only be portrait of […]