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This Friday, May 17th, 2019, months of work will come to fruition. I and Denise Melvin, a friend and fellow painter, organized the first ever ‘Rome Salon’; a group show that brings together a total of nine figurative painters in a venue perfect for the occasion: the Sala Margana located just West of Piazza Venezia. […]
The essence of the lecture focused on how a formal analysis can lead to an interpretation of a painting that is different from the implied narrative, an interpretation that can even go far enough to subvert the narrative and accompanying dogma.
My sincere thanks to the jury for selecting the painting. The 2018 exhibition will be held at McBride Gallery, located in Annapolis, Maryland, October 28 – November 25, 2018.
To be a figurative painter in the 21st century is to send a hand-written letter standard post in a world of immediate encrypted text messages or to be a mechanic of a steam engine in an era of rockets to Mars…
The Alumni Association has included me in the most recent edition of their magazine with a feature on the upcoming Renaissance Retreat.
The first portrait to be completed while following the strict diet of “white is light”, instruction on the technique courtesy of Charles Weed.
Jackson’s Art—one of the most popular online art shops in the UK—has featured the Renaissance Retreat with a great story and an interview with me on their blog.
Painting in 1995, my first attempt at a full-size nude yielded a great anecdote of a painter in need of a model.
A good companion to the “Self-Portrait with Armor”. Both with the same hat; both under the watchful eye of the Maestro.
- A Look at the Student Painting Show from Spring 2019 at The American University of RomeApril 9, 2020 - 6:12 pm
- Feature in the DePauw Magazine and InterviewNovember 24, 2019 - 9:10 am
- Caravaggio and the Art of Subversion comes to KentuckyAugust 31, 2019 - 8:32 pm
- Rome Salon 2019: New Works from Figurative Painters in RomeMay 12, 2019 - 6:46 pm
- Caravaggio and the Art of SubversionDecember 30, 2018 - 3:51 pm
- Self-Portrait at Age 50September 18, 2020 - 12:27 pm
- Marina in a Fur HatSeptember 18, 2020 - 12:24 pm
- Watchmen of Rome on the Janiculum HillSeptember 18, 2020 - 12:17 pm
- Leda’s EggSeptember 18, 2020 - 11:54 am
- The CabinetmakerSeptember 10, 2020 - 9:23 am
- Portrait of a Roman ActressMay 17, 2020 - 11:38 am
- Learn Oil Painting Online with Interactive Lessons May 5, 2020
- Masterclass in Drawing with Charles Weed: May 4-7, 2020 January 24, 2020
- Renaissance Retreat Highlights from October 2019 November 17, 2019
- The Fundamentals – A Gallery of Student Work September 18, 2019
- “Sinking In” – When Oil Paint Dries Dull and Matte on the Canvas and Why December 29, 2018
- Anthonis Mor: Technical Info on the National Portrait Gallery Website December 9, 2018
- From the Graveyard: Formulas for Flesh – Part I: Caravaggio, Guercino, Reni and Caracci August 19, 2018
- pLog Pith XVII August 19, 2018
- Pigment Analysis in Paintings: Titian, Velazquez, Rembrandt April 20, 2018