I am scheduled to have a one man exhibition of paintings at Susquehanna University's Blough-Weis Library August 16th to October 15th. The exhibit is titled "21 for 21" and includes twenty one figurative paintings completed in the last few years.
My charcoal drawing "When We Could Visit Pappy" has won a first place award at the Art Association of Harrisburg's Figuratively Speaking Exhibition in the Spring and won an honorable mention at the Susquehanna Art Society Exhibit this Summer.
STATEMENT ON RECENT WORK
I don’t think anyone has defined art better than James Hillman. “Art is the visual manifestation of the soul’s desperate concerns.” This premise has defined my work for the past decade. A formal, conceptual process has merged with a more spiritual and allegorical way of coming to the canvas. It is a way of defining and augmenting emotional and spiritual levels which deal with specific issues that tie into my soul’s desperate concerns for the state of humanity. There is symbolism at various levels in my work, some more obvious and universal, others more hidden and personal.
My imagery and subject matter come from a combination of personal vision, imagination, and artistic intellect.