Fortuna

The following is my latest endeavor. This is an in progress update so the work is still rough. I was feeling guilty for not posting more regularly. I would gladly accept any critique. The title is a nod to my original inspiration. I hope that you enjoy it.

My kid could do that!

“Abstract expressionist value expression over perfection, vitality over finish, fluctuation over repose, the unknown over the known, the veiled over the clear, the individual over society and the inner over the outer. “    — William C. Seitz There are certain responses that abstract painters hear.  The title is a standard. As is the desire to point … More My kid could do that!

Dark Night

While talking to a friend the other day her nine year old daughter came in sat down on the couch and turned to look at me. We locked eyes. The kind of surprising eye contact that is intimate in an unintended way. This stretched on for long seconds. She shrugged slightly turned to her mother and … More Dark Night

Confidence Game

The following poem and piece were inspired by an odd connection I had between Televangelism and my friend’s choice in outfits. For anyone wondering he isn’t as creepy as this might make him appear. He was hollow As hollow as his plastic promise Of a new day His gospel a shroud He shapes from the shadows … More Confidence Game

Why Art?

  Of all the professions and vocations we can choose why art? Except in rare circumstances, numerous choices offer better pay, more stability, are easily quantifiable, or can supply ready recognition for success. So why would a person choose to be an artist?  I am sure that the reasons for choosing to pursue art are … More Why Art?