Posts categorized: Art

  Just a quick follow-up note on my painting in Ins & Outs Magazine….the issue with my painting titled “Traces of White” is now out and about – and can be found throughout Long Island City & Astoria Queens as well as in Manhattan at selected restaurants and galleries. The focus of this particular issue (it’s a quarterly magazine) is...

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I often come across quotes by different artists that inspire me in my own work. I thought it would be nice to share a different one every once in a while! “From around the age of six, I had the habit of sketching from life. I became an artist, and from fifty on began producing works that won some reputation,...

May 20, 2008

              I was just at Bistro 33 this afternoon to show some buddies my mural there and say hello to Chef Gary and his wife Deni and I found out that Bistro 33 had won the title of “Best New Queens Restaurant” through Time Out NY! Thank you for all who voted! www.bistro33nyc.com  

May 18, 2008

Paintings, photos, & wood burned boxes… now at Art-O-Mat! While walking along Vernon Blvd in Long Island City last weekend, Adam and I wandered into a neat looking gallery and artisan shop called Art-O-Mat. We were immediately intrigued by the unique combination of paintings, prints, sculpture, cards, and various other handmade objects. There were also books written by local authors...

May 4, 2008

We recently unearthed an Epson scanner from beneath a mountain of “stuff” in our closet. Needless to say I have been having a little too much fun – scanning happily away. Here are a few scans from my sketchbook…I’m having a lot of fun going through my books and am happy to be able to share some of my musings...

March 28, 2008

I wanted to share a few more pictures of art projects from the past few weeks that my students have been creating. I mentioned the Van Gogh inspired finger paintings that we had done recently. The children loved manipulating the thick acrylic paint and I showed them how to “draw” with their fingers, by scraping away some of the layers...

March 21, 2008

I have been teaching art to children part time for the past few months and am greatly enjoying it! My kids are very young – from 1.5 years old up to around 4 years old. Since the children are so young, in many ways, it’s less about teaching art, and more about guiding the children through the exploration of art...

March 4, 2008