https://www.americanartistinrome.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/Screen-Shot-2020-04-09-at-20.45.27.png 495 849 tja tja2019-08-31 20:32:182020-10-29 07:41:59Caravaggio and the Art of Subversion Comes to Kentucky
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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…
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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.
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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.
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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...
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The Alumni Association has included me in the most recent edition of their magazine with a feature on the upcoming Renaissance Retreat.
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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.
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A good companion to the "Self-Portrait with Armor". Both with the same hat; both under the watchful eye of the Maestro.
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August 21st, 2017: I was surprised to discover this missing in the collection of Self-Portraits. Always good to be reminded of what I loved when I started, to see the distance traveled, and to note that some things haven't changed.
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I'm very happy to continue in my role as Adjunct Faculty at The American University of Rome. I celebrated my tenth consecutive year in September of 2016. About a month ago they launched a new website and I am most pleased with the careful…
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I was pleased to be a part of a group show held at the Galleria Farini Concept in Bologna this past January. Here is the critique that accompanied the painting in the catalogue.
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"Salome" is available for purchase, including the frame, if desired. If you are interested, please contact me.