Spread the Word

Just a simple request today: if you like what you see or read, please “like” my page or send it on to a friend! And, check the Gallery page for some new...

Looking for a title

I have already posted some pictures of the first in my new series of woven collages, but I am searching for a title for the entire series.  For instance, my collages inspired by Jerusalem’s Western Wall is “The Wall Series”, and the Judy...

New work

I have been working on lots of new pieces and several new series of work, so I thought I should post one. This is a 5 ft by 8 ft collage. I collaged strips of canvas and then wove them into a tapestry. This series needs a name. If you have any ideas, let me...

Expanding the boundaries of collage

I have been working on this idea for almost two years, and at last have completed the first attempt. It is a collage tapestry, created from strips of collaged canvas, varnished and woven into a 5 foot by 8 foot hanging work of art. I used copper pipe for the hanging...

A Workshop Testimonial

Earlier this year I presented a workshop to the Dayton Society of Painters and Sculptors on my working method, as part of the Society’s 75th Anniversary. The artist members celebrated 75 years of continuous existence by sponsoring 75 hours of workshops! I was...

War Horse art

Saw War Horse yesterday. The “puppet” horses are so lifelike I wanted to take one home. The puppeteers created magic with their ability to make these horses breath, snort, run and show real emotion. They were amazing. Such...

Girl with a Pearl!

Girl with a Pearl Earring: Dutch Paintings from the Mauritshuis At the de Young Museum January 26—June 2, 2013 I have been in California visiting my son, who is a doctoral student at Berkeley. The bright blue skies and warm temps have been a needed break from February...

Birthday Boy

On this date in 1839, the French master painter Paul Cezanne entered the world. Happy Birthday Monsieur...

Artists get lots of attention in Dayton!

Opened the arts section of the Sunday Dayton Daily News to see lots of my artist friends featured. This is great! Painter Carol Stoops has a feature article; photographer Doug McLarty also; Andy Snow, another of Dayton’s talented photographers is on the cover...