November in Pioneer Square
I made a quick trip to Pioneer Square to see the shows before they are take down for November. Actually this one is up through the month of December. Greg Kucera Gallery has Margie Linvingston's Extreme Landscapes. Livingston creates these paintings on wooden panels and then literally drags them behind her over a selected route. Kinda fun. There is a video of the process included in the gallery. Many of the pieces include the backpack, tether/harness and other artifacts from
Gallery Affiliation with Lynn Hanson Gallery
I am pleased to announce that I have signed a contract to show with Lynn Hanson Gallery in Seattle. I've added a page to my "About" tab of my web page. Hopefully I can add a few more galleries out of the Puget Sound Region in the near future.
I occasionally am asked about how a pack and ship my work and thought I would document my process. In this day and age, with the cost of shipping you need to be resourceful and be able to keep things lightweight. Decades ago, I could send a suitcase sized wooden crate anywhere in the USA for around $5.00-$7.00 each way using UPS. Those days are long gone. It doesn't help either that UPS and the USPS are not that thrilled with shipping art in general. Anyway, here is my proces
Progress on Confirmation
I am attempting to complete a second piece to ship to Claremont and Square-i Gallery for the December 11 x 11 show. Here is an in progress shot for the work. I have placed a salmon on the work to give me an idea of what it will look like completed, even though it will have a blue rockfish instead. The distressing of the work is nearly complete. You can see that I have created a gauge that fits into the piece as well. Here is a detail of the gauge. I think it came out quite c
Here is a step by step execution of Diligence, an new piece I've been working on. It is intended to go to Claremont California for the 11 x 11 show at the Square-i Gallery. Sorry for the blurry cell phone shots. Here's how they start, simply MDF skinned over plywood. The corners are cut and engraved MDF as well. The "screws" are 1/4" hardwood plugs with a Phillips head screw pattern engraved. I created an engraved and cut insert to fit inside the frame, much like a mat fits