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Does art imitate life or does life imitate art?
Does art imitate life or does life imitate art?

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Oblique Dialogue at The Lanning Gallery 2 of 2
I delivered the work for the show yesterday with my Step Dad and brother to the Lanning Gallery. I think the count was about 32 pieces maybe 34. I might bring a few more up Friday afternoon. I'm not sure what I would have done without their help. It was a l...

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Upcoming Show At Lanning Gallery - Update 1 of 2
The State of Things Mr. Frank ,  oil, acrylic, ink and collaged materials on board, 10w x 8h inches. I've been cranking out work getting ready for my show at the Lanning Gallery in June. The opening is June 2nd 6-8. I'll have to double check the times - it ...

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American Teenager
“Just Another American Teenager”, graphite on paper 26w X 18″. Here’s the story on this piece. I was jumping in and off of trains in New York shooting. I decided to ride back to Brooklyn. The girl in the drawing was talking to her mother who was trying to c...

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American Teenager
"Just Another American Teenager", graphite on paper 30w X 18". Here's the story on this piece. I was jumping in and off of trains in New York shooting. I decided to ride back to Brooklyn. The girl in the drawing was talking to her mother who was trying to c...

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Street Pharaoh
Above is Street Pharaoh, graphite on paper 44w x 30h inches.  I've been busy knocking out drawings like crazy the last six months. A touch behind on the social media aspect I'm afraid. When I think of the meaning of my work, I think I'd rather talk about wh...

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Illusion of Paradise
Illusion of Paradise , oil on canvas 36h x 60 inches.  With the last post I wrote about the enigmatic way my paintings end up with meaning and how I'm sometimes oblivious even at the end of the full meaning of the piece. With this one, it definitely evolved...

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Life Comes Too Quickly
Life Comes Too Quickly , oil on canvas 36h x 24 inches. The inspiration for this piece came from three places/events.  The photo was taken initially on a bike ride from Midtown to Downtown in Phoenix.  I was feeling a little bit frustrated with what was on ...

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Long Day's End
Long Day's End oil on canvas. 30w x 40h inches.  This is another painting for my solo show at Modified Arts this November the opening on the 3rd Friday November 20th.  It's based off of a photo I took on Market Street in San Francisco. It's been a lot of fu...

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Busy Fall Season
Admittedly, I've been neglecting the blog a little bit. This Fall has been a jam packed season for me with four shows one right after the other.  The work above will be in my solo show at Modified Arts called "Amor fati" this November -  Crash acrylic, ink ...
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