Painted in April 2017. she’s had just about enough of his shit!
There’s a little bit of someone I used to know in this face. march 3rd 2017
Original artwork from March of 2017, framed and ready to hang.
A quick sketch in oil of Frank Zappa. Unframed but ready to hang.
New Jimi Portrait !
A tribute to the late, great musical artist, Prince. Insanely detailed collage, oil and acrylic painting on canvas. Created in 2016, after many hours of meticulous cutting, gluing and painting (while listening to Prince… a labor of love)!
Extreme Expressionism! from the late 80’s !
Another expressionist self portrait from the late 80’s, influenced by Munch and Vincent again!
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.”