After a 25 year career in graphic design, an opportunity in 1999 to create a painting of a clients office building for a brochure cover changed the direction of my artistic interests. I began to immerse myself into the world of fine art.
Monday, April 9, 2012
Peering Over Pier
After several preliminary studies this was completed on a 20" x 16" wrap-around canvas. It received a Second Place Award in MVAL 57th Annual Exhibition.
Born in SF, CA, grade school years in Napa, Jr HS in Thousand Oaks, HS & Jr College in Bloomfield Hills, MI, Art Center College of Design, Pasadena BFA '77. I've resided in the San Gabriel Valley the past 25 years with my wife and 2 daughters. > > >
In 2000 I began taking watercolor classes. I have had watercolors accepted in the San Diego WC Society International Exhibition and Watercolor West and am a Juried Member of Valley Watercolor Society. I'm past President of Mid-Valley Arts League (2008-2011). > > >
In 2003 I launched Fine Artists Factory (FAF), a 5,000 sq.ft. drawing & painting studio/gallery, to support fellow artists, and to pursue my own fine art career. During the 4 years FAF was in Pasadena, I curated over 60 gallery exhibitions, hosted more than 20 workshops, and coordinated figure drawing sessions 4 times a week. > > >
In 2008 I helped create Studio2310 where I work with 2 other artists. > > >
Currently my medium of choice is acrylic.