"A Collector's best advice... If you want your work noticed, Run where they ain't "
I've added a pictorial autobiography to my web. site. Hopefully, it will give you insight and enjoyment into the process of the road travelled through the past forty years. The body of work before you represents a variety of paintings, mixed media and limited editions for sale. Commissions are also available. The quest for knowledge of the six elements of fine art: Line, Color, Texture,...
... Form, Composition, and Emotion are the motivating factors for my search for artistic truth in my imagery and thought process.
The Fantasy Cow Series, Conceptual Still lifes, and Bovine Portraits have dominated my thought process over the past three centuries,
1983 - 1985 Cleveland Institute of Art
1985 - 1986 Henry Henschie (Artist)
1986 - 1990 Boncela Framing & Restoration
1990 - 2019 Art Festivals, Galleries & Exhibitions
R. Crosby Kemper Jr.
Jamie C. & Jamie S. Fields
Valerie & John Klosterman
Barb & Jack Hughes (Gallery)
MB & Ronald J. Oberstar
Mary Ann Treace
Tina Smith (Gallery)
I've won numerous awards thru the years... My most prestigious award:
1986 - Huntington 280 (Huntington, WV) Award of Excellence
My mentor (Donald S. Boncela) also exhibited and received Honorable Mention... he was pissed, and then we laughed about it for hours driving home from the opening.
I've won numerous awards through the years, from Best In Show to Publics Choice Award in Art Festivals and Exhibitions.
My most prestigious award is Best In Show, Huntington 280 (Huntington, WV)
My mentor also exhibited a piece and won Honourable Mention, he was pissed!
Family of Three (Mixed Media)
Day At The Beach (Mixed Media)
Amused By Human Behavior (Mixed...
Quiet Time (Mixed Media)
Gemini Twins (Mixed Media)
The Loner (Mixed Media)
Fantasy Cow Series (9 Note Cards)
Miss Thaling's 4th Grade Class
St. Joe's JV Football Team
Beach Scene #9 (Framed Original)
Cow Drinking Water (Framed...
Ursa Major and Minor (Framed...
"Let me in"
I survived COVID-19, 2020
Bovine Beach (Framed)