That Looks Sketchy

I'm super thrilled to announce that I will be participating in That Looks Sketchy, a collection of drawn media at Art Works Gallery in Cedar City, Utah! The show will open May 26th, 2017 and close on June 23rd. Definitely stop by if you're near Cedar City!...

Try, Try Again

Art should keep us continually learning. We must push beyond what we know in order to exceed what we thought was possible. On a hunch, you push your art in a direction you hadn't anticipated, to the point it surpasses your own skill. From there, you must draw back,...

Beneath the Surface

I have been using unorthodox texture in my paintings for a long time now. What began with rocks from my school's parking lot tossed across my canvas transformed into a whole world of paintings littered with pine needles, bobby pins, and coffee grounds. I incorporated...

The Sidewalks

Most of the textures created on my canvases come from observing the sidewalk. I remember as a kid taking barefoot walks around the block in Laguna Niguel. The warm asphalt gave under each step in the hot sun. The sidewalks there were smooth and even, but I still...

Blemishes

For a short time I had a mentor in Flagstaff. His advice is ever present in my work. He taught me more about presentation, professionalism, craftsmanship, and art criticism than anyone else. He devoted hours to helping me find direction in my work. This mentor came to...

RAW: Seattle – EXPOSURE

These past six months have seen plenty of changes in my life. The same goes for RAW Artists. After several coordinator/director changes, a date has finally been cemented for my next RAW event. RAW: Seattle presents "EXPOSURE" April 2nd, 2015! I'll be exhibiting there,...

RAW Artists: Seattle

I have a second showcase through RAW Artists, this time with the Seattle branch. Although the exact date hasn't yet been decided, February 2015 is the projected month. I will keep you all posted on the dates and new work intended for the show. Thank you everyone at...

MOCAF MOCAF MOCAF

The Museum of Contemporary Art Flagstaff is having a winter show! Artists gather at Firecreek Coffee Roastery on S San Francisco street in Flagstaff, Arizona to display contemporary local art, play music, drink wine, and enjoy the festivities. Everyone is welcome and...