A Van Gogh inspired Self Portrait from January 2016
Original Selfie from some time in the 90’s
I think I painted this in 1987, but I might be a year off, I remember painting this on Christmas day, and it being one of only about 4 Christmases in my life I have spent without my family.
Self portrait from about 1992, still heavily influenced by Edvard Münch and a feeling of claustrophobia. Unframed but ready to hang
Very early self portrait from 1988, on a canvas board, unframed.
Original oil painting on stretched canvas, an early expressionist work, experimenting with bright colors. From the late 1980’s or early 90’s. Signed by the artist. unframed but ready to hang.
One of the earliest paintings of mine that survives, this is a very early self portrait on a canvas board. There’s a Peter Blake influence, and I think Münch too – the green face! It was a LONG TIME ago! … Continue reading
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 began as a portrait of a friend, went through a few changes and became a Münch style expressionist piece by the end of the night. While painting this I learned my favourite bar, The Club Charles in Baltimore had … Continue reading
At the most difficult times in my life, the only distraction from turmoil is art. I painted this July 7, 2017, inspired by Vincent Van Gogh and Edvard Munch’s self portraits in times of trouble. A cry for help. (I’m … Continue reading
A comment on how we ignore the “red flags” when we are lonely. Also see companion piece “He Seems Nice.”
A comment on how we ignore the “red flags” when we are lonely. Also see companion piece “She Seems Nice.”
These two 12 by 12 inch paintings are a comment on how we ignore the “red flags” when we are lonely. oil on canvas, $100 each or both for $175.
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