My good friend who shares a mutual love for Joy Division, commissioned me to do this portrait of the late Ian Curtis. It was a… ahem…, great joy to listen to Joy Divison and New Order while creating it. Technique: I used … Continue reading
Lately I have been thinking a lot about how my journey in America would have been very different if my skin was just a bit darker.
This was fun to do… a collage and painted portrait of the master himself… Salvador Dali!
Painted in April of 2017, during a manic phase of art creation, inspired by Gustav Klimt, a woman in the TV show, ‘Harlots’, and a little ghost who likes to sneak into many of my paintings! The title is from … Continue reading
Inspired by Klimt, painted in March 2107 at an emotionally very difficult time. Also see companion piece “Copper”, painted the same day.
Inspired by Klimt, painted March 2017, during emotionally difficult times. Also see companion piece “Pink and Copper”, painted the same day.
Original painting inspired by Egon Schiele, some inner turmoil, and thinking about a poor girl in the movie, “Detroit.”
Original portrait of American singer-songwriter, Amos Lee. Monochrome interpretation based on the cover art for his album, ‘Spirit.’ Signed in-person by Amos Lee. One a few remaining pieces that were for sale on his 2016 tour. Unframed. ready to hang, … Continue reading
I had the honor of doing a series of oil and acrylic portraits of American singer-songwriter, Amos Lee which were available at the merchandise stand during his 2016 U.S. tour to promote his latest album, “Spirit.” These paintings are monochrome … Continue reading
Inspired by Frida Kahlo and Klimt, and the shapes of my previous painting “I Will Protect You.” I didn’t think too much about what to paint, I just let it happen. I would sketch a face and as I filled … Continue reading
Original oil and acrylic on canvas Inspired by Klimt and a dream. Unframed but ready to hang.
Inspired by more than 30 years of listening to the album, “Pornography” by The Cure. Also inspired by Francis Bacon, and of course Picasso. 48 by 48 inches, on stretched canvas, unframed but ready to hang.
Mysterious intriguing beauty. Unframed, but ready to hang.
Rebecca Ellis as Clara Bow, imagined as Judith by Klimt, by William Wright. Commissioned work.
Pop art portrait of punk, synth, new wave icon, Gary Numan Unframed but ready to hang!
A little video showing off some recent work.
oil and acrylic on canvas
The new Queen looks out in wonder at her new kingdom. Inspired by Klimt, a beautiful woman, and the hope of something new.
These were in the Y:ART HOT JURIED SHOW in June, 2017, and still available for $250 each. http://www.bmoreart.com/event/hot-juried-show-yart SaveSave