I’ve been in this Seattle neighborhood many times over the years, sometimes just passing through on my way to other places in the city, sometimes exploring, by car and on foot, walking, with camera. For many years it was a quiet out-of-the-way neighborhoodRead More
When I was growing up I was a typical kid with a paper route. I delivered the morning papers on a 3×3 block grid; one street was the business district of this beach community, which included the local camera store, a print shop, bars, clothing stores, a diner, a soda fountain and a movie theater, The Strand, where I spent many a Saturday afternoons.
Dark Star – lithograph, hand-drawn, on stone, that began as an investigation of opposites using black and white, pairing order and chance, a structured network in contrast with coarse and smooth textures emphasizing the grain of the stone. I approached the image using chiaroscuro, a manière noir methodRead More
Vertigo, a simulataneous color intaglio, is featured in the exhibition Washington’s State Art Collection, co-organized by the Washington State Arts Commission (ArtsWA) and the Washington Center for the Performing Arts in Olympia. The exhibition is on view at the Washington Center through February 29, 2016.
The exhibition highlights 40 years of the State Art Collection and includes artworks that demonstrate the quality and diversity of the Collection.
The exhibition is open to the public by appointment from noon to 4 pm, Monday-Friday and to ticket holders during performances hosted by the Washington Center. Call ahead to ensure access: 360-753-8585. Should you not have a chance to visit, but are interested in seeing more artworks in the State Art Collection, check out My Public Art Portal (arts.wa.gov) to view artwork acquisitions from the past decade.Read More
Moving Water…or…water, water, everywhere…
Last winter we fired up the old e420 for another road trip heading south on I-5, negotiating torrential rains and pounding winds all through Washington and Oregon. Wind advisories in Northern California had reduced traffic while the constant rains kept the wipers going full-time. At the time I posted a couple of short videos to shareRead More