See — Works on Paper (2011—2014) & (2001—2009)
What is a mailed postcard? It is a short story with illustration.
I model my drawings on the same idea.
Postcards initiate both image and story.
PAINTINGS WITH CHAIR(S)
See — Paintings (2008—2010) & (1998)
Combining the back of a folding chair as a stretcher bar into a painting enables me to slide between 2D and 3D.
As a balance point, a ship in rough seas pivots over a folding chair.
A theatrical suspension springs from a folding chair stage.
From a mountain vista to bed and floor, illusion becomes object.
See — Paintings (2013—2016)
The requirement to be a shelf painting is a simple trick.
Have a painted object sit on the bottom edge of the canvas. Attach a cardboard shelf under it.
Objects settle in.
SECA AWARD 1971 — SOLO SHOW AT SAN FRANCISCO MUSEUM OF ART
See — Video Interview, SECA AWARD 1971
The art critic from San Francisco public television, KQED, went to the phone book and found a person with the same name, called him up and asked if he would review an art show by proxy. He agreed so arrangements were made to meet KQED’s film crew at the San Francisco Museum of Art. The review was broadcast later that week.
The art critic and his name sake, a used car salesman, never met except for the initial but short phone request.
To follow the story from the beginning, see the interview about the SECA Award show.