danke schön

From the people to the conversation to the art on the wall, last night was magical. I want to thank everyone who was able to attend the opening reception and gave the gallery such a wonderful air of community. Your support for the visual arts in Minneapolis is one of the things that make this city such a wonderful place to live. I also want to thank the artists for sharing their amazing talent and giving us such a great reason to gather. (to see a few images from the opening… continue reading) Continue reading “danke schön”

zen

Sitting in a gallery, alone, at night, takes on an air of solemnity. The last vestiges of incense burnt earlier during gallery hours seeps into the stillness of the moment as the eye meanders from one painting to another. There’s no rush. The softly falling rain outside adds to the calmness, even the word Zen feels too harsh to describe the mood. Continue reading “zen”

pop life

My painting Metanoia went to its new home recently. As I was wrapping her for transport in her Cellophane Bubble Shroud (the name of my next metal band), I couldn’t help but notice she kinda looked neat popping through the bubbles. Ha, pun intended, wonder if I can fit one more into this post. Whatever the case I liked the look so took a photo. Perhaps there’s a bit of a pop artist in me yet…