Tonight is the opening of my show at the Arts Council of Midland (ACM). The gallery opening begins at 5:30 this evening and runs through November 25th. The exhibit will include a selection of works on paper. It’s been such a positive experience to see the dedication and drive the ACM has for bringing the…Read More
Unveiling Juniper Sky
When I started this painting I had no idea that I could find so much depth in a blue sky. It’s endless— just how it should be. Seems to me that junipers are forever twisting and reaching upwards to the sky, caught in a kind of perpetual longing. For me that’s what life is, a…Read More
Purchase of of image rights by the Utah Department of Heritage & Arts!
The Utah Department of Heritage & Arts has decided to purchase the image rights for Procession after its inclusion in their Thrive 125 exhibit (to commemorate 125 years of statehood). I was happy to release the rights to the state. I created this painting with the hope that it would increase awareness of sensitive cultural…Read More
Path of Light
Unveiling my new drawing! “Path of Light”Gold leaf, ink, watercolor, and coffee on paper. 26×40″This is a special piece to me. The juniper and sheep skull are from an area where my grandfather like to spend as much time as possible—a place he held close to his heart. I remember being out there with him, sitting in…Read More
Just finished up this drawing! It seems to me that the Juniper is always reaching for some celestial body—Longing for an embrace like the touch of someone very special who has gone from our lives. Juniper Moon: Gold leaf, ink, blue dye, and coffee on paper. 5×15″Read More
Shots of my latest work! Tabiona Pinyon: Gold leaf, ink, watercolor and coffee on paper. 20×26″Read More
Flint, Juniper, Sky
All done! While searching for the perfect backdrop for a photo with my recently finished drawing, I found myself walking along a ridgeline scattered with lichen covered stones and junipers. After setting up for the shot, I dropped low to the ground with my drawing and noticed what looked like a tiny flake of dark glass…Read More
Holy Smokes! People’s Choice Award!
HOLY SMOKES! My art was voted people’s favorite!!! https://artsandmuseums.utah.gov/the-people-have-spoken/ I’m very honored to receive the People’s Choice Award at the Utah Division Of Arts & Museums Statewide Annual Competition! This show is full of amazing work by some of Utah’s most talented artists. If you haven’t checked it out there’s still time! The show is…Read More
Pack of Artists in Winter
Utah Division of Arts & Museums Statewide Annual
It was an incredible turnout at the opening. I’m honored to be a part of the Statewide Annual Mixed Media & Works on Paper exhibition. If you didn’t make it to the opening you can still check it out through January 10th, 2020 at the Rio Gallery.Read More