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.
Thursday, May 30, 2013
This is my wife Irene in her bedtime routine of reading before going to sleep. This painting was juried into Pasadena Society of Artists 88th Annual Exihibition June, 2013.
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.