I have been commissioned by the State of Utah to paint a large scale oil painting for their permanent Art Collection! I will join many of the finest artists in Utah having my work displayed in state buildings like the State Capital and Courthouse, where it can be seen and enjoyed by countless members of…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
Bristlecones & Canyons
On the precipice of one of the tallest cliffs in America, thousands of feet above the desert floor, my thoughts and vision become crystal. I can almost see the future perched on the edge of the wondrous and horrifying canyon below me. The sky above me and the ancient Bristlecone Pines to each side reassure…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
High Desert Journal 2021 Summer Auction
The High Desert Journal (HDJ) Summer Auction goes live on June 18th, 2021! I am so happy to have the opportunity to help my fellow Environmental artists. Environmental writers changed the way I think and deepened my experiences in the outdoors. Below is a link to my donation, an original watercolor, Pinyon & Eclipse. https://www.32auctions.com/organizations/66955/auctions/104554/auction_items/3025640…Read More
Great news! My painting has been selected by the State of Utah to be part of the Thrive 125 Arts Project to celebrate the 125 year anniversary of Utah Statehood! This is such an exciting opportunity for me to play a part in the history and future of the arts in Utah. I know I couldn’t…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