January 18, 2020

A little bit different direction here for a few pieces in the upcoming show Contemporary Realism at LynnHanson Gallery in February. Acrylic on wood Taax (with accents) is simply the Tlinglet word for slug. Approximately 1 1/2" x 8" x 10".

January 16, 2020

The show will be February 3rd to March 12th at the Giustina Gallery on the Oregon State University campus. More to come.

January 4, 2020

 I've been included in a group show at Lynn Hanson Gallery titled, Contemporary Realism. The show will run the moth of February with the opening on Thursday the 6th. An artist talk will be on the second Saturday, February 15th.

December 13, 2019

I've been spending some time working on some new constrruction and assembly techniques in may last few pieces. Rather than building the whole unit, for this piece, I cut, routered and painted the foot ledge, frame, upper ledge and top cornice separately. I then assembled them into the whole, added the insert, background, crab and details. 

I thought it worked pretty well, as it allows me to not have to deal with small nooks and crannies and other hard...

November 16, 2019

Two pieces sold to private collectors at the "Best from the Best" show at Lynn Hanson Gallery:

 Tantalizing sold at the opening

 Analogue sold to a collector with two other of my pieces at the closing.

November 13, 2019

Care and Cleaning of Artwork:​

About my Artworks:

My “relics” are built from wood. Some of the surfaces are solid wood, typically poplar or alder. The back panels are usually Baltic birch plywood. If the “frame” area of the piece looks like distressed metal, then the surface is HDF (High Density Fiberboard). Typical woodworking glue and assembly and techniques are used in the construction of each piece.  The are designed and built to be collectible and last inde...

October 28, 2019

I just finished this piece recently. Titled, Periodic (ts'at'aan), it is Acrylic on Wood and is 2" x 14 1/2" x 16. A  new experiment here: first, if you look in the background of the piece you can see a gold iridescent pattern. I laser cut a radial patten from some card stock and airbrushed some iridescent gold on my traditional background. I then clear coated it a few times. The result is an almost hologram like effect with the gold. I'll need to pursue this...

October 1, 2019

Here's a more formal style invite.

September 28, 2019

I'll have a few pieces included in a group show at Lynn Hanson Gallery for the month of October. The exhibition is titled" "Best from the Best". 


October 3 - November 2, 2019

First Thursday Art Walk:
October 3, 5-8
(see below for free Art Walk parking)

Artist's Reception 
October 12, 2-4

Parking locations for Art Walk night only: 

(ask for voucher at gallery)

1. Butler Garage (114 James St)

Due to a Seahawks home game coinciding with...

August 6, 2019

Finished up this small relic recently, it is titled, Piqued, and is acrylic on wood with plexiglass. It measures 1 1/2" x 10" x 10". I have some future plans for it and some already started pieces,

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