New Painting, New Show, and Thoughts on Working from Small to Large

The last painting is finished for my upcoming show, which will feature my more surreal and imaginative work, mostly in a small format. I had wanted to finish one last big(-ish) painting because I don’t have that many for the show. For the past few years, I moved around a lot and somehow got into the habit of working small. Enter this little number. There … Continue reading New Painting, New Show, and Thoughts on Working from Small to Large

New Paintings: Haruki Murakami, Wind-Up Birds, and Magical Realism

After spending three years blissfully focusing on art full time, I am now working again and it is a challenge striking a balance between work and my studio practice. What I’m not lacking in is ideas, fortunately. I think the time spent focusing on a job (which I absolutely love, by the way), is giving me a fresh perspective on my work. Take for instance, my new … Continue reading New Paintings: Haruki Murakami, Wind-Up Birds, and Magical Realism

Brussels and the Magritte Museum

God bless the USO, without which we would not have cheap bus tours to world capitals from our neck of the woods. We went to Brussels over the weekend with one such tour group, an experience in itself. Normally, I love to show up in a foreign city, hit the ground with my own two feet, exploring and seeing only the things I want to … Continue reading Brussels and the Magritte Museum