Winter 2021 MFA Exhibition

It’s that time of year again to decide what work should go into the winter exhibition. In the last six months, I’ve completed 75 6×8 inch oil paintings on linen.Now I must somehow narrow that number down to an 8×10 ft wall. Because the exhibition is completely digital, I will create a digital collage ofContinue reading “Winter 2021 MFA Exhibition”

Stills from my recent foray into painting for video…

After the last residency, I embarked on a video journey. Life is cyclic. I began my art journey with a hankering to make films. As video took over, I adapted for a while. I even shot a 16 mm film in the nineties and edited it to tape. I entered a few film festivals andContinue reading “Stills from my recent foray into painting for video…”

Painting light and class

My work is inspired by an intimate contemplation of multigenerational poverty. Rooted in the Western still life genre, the imagery is based on personal family artifacts and domestic scenes, while often including the representation of inexpensive, nonnutritive food – illustrating the allure of false bounty. The varying lighting scenarios offer moments of beauty and illumination, butContinue reading “Painting light and class”