considerations in the completion of my artworks
vibrant colors are almost always positive elements.
typically evoke an initial emotional
response. Many of us respond positively to color. And I simply like
classic criteria for evaluating artwork are valid.
the artwork demonstrate technical skill by the artist?
the artwork provide “beauty” in some form?
the artwork interesting?
experiences provide the best inspirations.
interesting things are encountered
pretty much everywhere. The task is to manipulate real world elements
to be considered for its aesthetic value.
considerations are important.
my original paintings are done on panels I
fabricate from salvaged hollow-core doors, scrap lumber, and/or other
use all water-based fluid media.
is typically meant to be enjoyed.
the artist and the viewer/collector are in
it first and foremost to experience the joy of the creative process and
important to my growth as an artist include:
and raised in rural eastern Colorado
a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Colorado State University. (1975)
to provide “super graphic” murals and other artworks for several public
private entities. (1973 – 1980)
a successful +30-year career as an urban design professional. (1976 –
to painting full time in 2008.
in dozens of juried exhibitions and earned numerous awards. (Click HERE
to Oro Valley (Tucson) Arizona in 2018.
work is available through traditional galleries in the Tucson area;
sites; or through me directly.