New work for the new year, Flowers, (For Oakland), 2017, Silicone Tubing, Zip Ties, Acrylic Sheeting and Aluminum Frame, 36 x 36 inches.
Purple Crush, 2016, Pigment Print from a Unique, Handmade Crayon and Glass Positive, Acrylic Sheeting and Aluminum Frame, 44 x 34 inches.
Blue Velvet Beta, 2016, Crayon on Glass, Pigment Print, Acrylic Sheeting and Aluminum Frame, 22 x 17 inches.
first new work of the new year… Broken Altar, 2016, Silicone Tubing, Acrylic Rod, Contact Paper and Hardware, 36 x 72 x 7 inches.
(Analog/Digital) Red, 2015, Crayon on Glass, Acrylic Sheeting and Metal Frame, 24 x 20 inches.
i will have new work in the upcoming group show MFA Never from february 10th – 27th at Root Division gallery in san francisco. “This juried exhibition creates visibility for artists who have found a life and practice in the visual arts outside of the academic machine.” click here for more information.
French Laundry, 2015, Silicone Tubing, Acrylic Sheeting and Aluminum Frame, 40 x 30 inches.
anyone who has ever seen Hieronymus Bosch‘s painting The Garden of Earthly Delights knows there are some pretty freaky things going on in the 15th century painting. this of course includes what is now known as “the butt song” pictured above.
“Amelia Hamrick, who attends Oklahoma Christian University, first learned about the painting in a humanities class last year, and fascinated by it had taken to looking at it from time to time.
‘It’s kind of like a 500-year-old Where’s Waldo, she told The Oklahoman.
After viewing the painting again with her friend Luke, they noticed that one of the suffers in the hell scene had musical notes branded on their backside and decided to find out what the butt song from hell might have actually sounded like.”
and so yada-yada-yada, i give you The Butt Song for your listening pleasure. Transcribed by Amelia Hamrick, and played by James Spalink.
the first in a series of new paper sculptures. above, Roman Arc, 2015, Ink on Paper, Metal Fastener, 17 x 25 x 14 inches.
every night in august, from 11:57 until midnight, Os Gemeos will be taking over the Times Square billboards with their Midnight Moment installation Parallel Connection. so much better than a 100 foot image of kendall jenner.
the 2015 Southern Exposure Monster Drawing Rally is happening this friday night from 6-11 pm at the Verdi Club in san francisco. there will be around 120 artist working side by side creating drawings on the spot that will be immediately available for purchase. all proceeds directly support SOEX programs and artists throughout the bay area.
if you have ever been in the position to have to write your own artist statement and actually explain why you do the things that you do, you know that it’s one of the most difficult things to express in any sensible fashion. luckily, we now have the internets, or more specifically, the artist statement generator. simply fill out the multiple choice questioner, and voila! a full length, full of shit statement so you can sound just like a real asshole!
inspired by his Selfless Portraits Project, san francisco based artist Ivan Cash created this interactive art installation entitled Strangers Drawing Strangers for Airbnb at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival.
now available at my Etsy store, Signature VI, Calligraphy Ink on Paper, 30 x 22 inches.
my new website is up and running with new work and new images! take a look and let me know what you think…
you can now purchase one or all of the 7600 volumes of the English language Wikipedia created by artist Michael Mandiberg, currently on view at From Aaaaa! to ZZZap! at Denny Gallery until July 11th, 2015.
photographer Adam Katseff has some stunning work in his portfolio. among my favorites are his epic landscapes in black. definitely worth a look…
Behind the Biennale is a series of short films that will be released throughout the summer of 2015, uncovering the stories of artists, curators, visitors, and Venetians.