Category Archives: education

Solo Exhibition in May

This May, I’ll be exhibiting a large group of portraits at Ignition Gallery in Vashon, WA. This will be the largest exhibition of these works to date, most of which have not been shown before.           … Continue reading

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SAM Teen Night Out, April 13th

April 13th is Seattle Art Museum’s Teen Night Out. This free event features access to the SAM’s galleries, live performances, and art-making with Seattle Artists.  (Think: SAM Remix for minors.) In honor of the final month of Gauguin & Polynesia, … Continue reading

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Guaguin and Polynesia Workshop

This Friday night I’ll be at the Seattle Art Museum to lead a teen sketching trip through Gauguin Polynesia: An Elusive Paradise. The show has some excellent paintings and prints from Gauguin’s years in the Pacific, and some beautiful 19th … Continue reading

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Gage Benefit Gala

I’ve got a portrait in the silent auction at Gage Academy of Art’s Collector’s Gala tonight. Lots of beautiful artwork is up for bid, and all sales benefit Gage’s programs. Gage is an outstanding organization that is serious about supporting … Continue reading

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Drawing Jam

This Saturday, December 3rd, marks Gage Academy’s 12th annual Drawing Jam. From 9am to 9pm, three floors of art studios are open with costumed and nude models, drawing supplies, live music and food. For my teen friends, I’ll be giving … Continue reading

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Devil’s Postpile Patch Design

My friends at Devil’s Postpile National Monument asked for some help designing a new badge for the park’s Junior Ranger Program. This program engages kids and youth with the ecology or geology of different National Parks. When the kids finish … Continue reading

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We take up the task eternal, and the burden and the lesson.

This spring is about teaching. I’m currently teaching Art History I, II, III, and Contemporary Art and Design at The Art Institute of Seattle- devoting lots of time to writing lectures and course material. I’m also teaching Portrait Painting at … Continue reading

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Title This Sketch

A fun processes I use for conceiving scenes is to sketch directly with paint and a rough idea. Capriccios, or imaginary scenes, may start with a half-baked scene in my mind or a compositional shape I want to try out. … Continue reading

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