Archive for December, 2009

For the Drum of the Draw event, I prepared way too many surfaces to work on (4 hours goes soooo fast!).  In the time since then, I’ve continued to work on these 5″ x 7″ -ish sized sheets.  In the spirit of the evening, I’ll send one to you for $50 + $5 shipping if […]


I saw this painting by Cat Balco the other day and it stuck in my head.  It’s magical and rare for a pared down gestural abstraction to hold weight against masters like, say, Robert Motherwell.  I don’t know the name of this piece, but I love the way it’s full of centered energy, bordering on […]


{Lake George, Adirondack Mountains, upstate New York… photo via} If I visit a body of water, I don’t feel like I’ve actually been there until some part of my body has touched it.  It helps to dip my hand in, to wade a bit, but the best version is swimming, of course, if it’s an […]