Category Archives: Art

A perfect Fit

A couple of months ago, I wrote about 10 little wooden gold frames that we bought at a tag sale for a dollar the entire lot.  They’re beautiful, made in Mexico, and have a standard 5″ x 7″ image area. … Continue reading

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Gallery 99 Returns

Gallery 99 is a temporary art gallery set up in vacant spaces, selling art for $99 or less.  I developed this program last year for a non-profit arts group I was involved in, Art in the Public Eye (www.artinthepubliceye.com) as … Continue reading

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Finally Got Around to it

I do house portraits.  People commission me to paint portraits of their houses or their friends’ or family’s houses.  I think these portraits help people tap into a bit of nostalgia about where they’ve lived, where they’ve been happy living.  Houses are solid symbols of comfort, … Continue reading

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Ten Little Empty Gold Wood Frames

Last year, at a tag sale, I came across a deal I couldn’t pass up.  A pile of 10 small gilded wood frames sat in a pile with a price tag of $10 for all on them.  It was late Saturday … Continue reading

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“Well, it certainly is interesting…”

So, I entered this piece of fusion art into my local pastel society’s annual member show today (since I sometimes use pastel as a medium, I am a member of the Adirondack Pastel Show, but not a very active one).  The fine … Continue reading

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Helping Out

Over the next three weeks, I am helping out two different non-profit arts organizations with their respective fundraisers.  It’s harder and harder these days for these types of organizations to survive; the little money people have available to give tends to … Continue reading

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Adding to the Mix

I completed Childhood Memories, the second of a series of four Memory Boxes I’m creating for the Functional Art Show at the Pig Barn Gallery on Bedlam Farm.  This piece gave me the opportunity to learn how to solder, since its … Continue reading

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Learning to Solder

In trying to find new ways to affix the computer components for my Fusion Art, I realized I would have to learn to solder.  The first few pieces I completed were mainly affixed with super glue, an ok solution, but not … Continue reading

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Conjuring up something new

The Functional Art Show at the Pig Barn Gallery, October 8 & 9, 11am-4pm, Bedlam Farm, Salem, NY Back in June, I was asked to be part of a wonderful art exhibit at a lovely farm in upstate NY.  The … Continue reading

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