Tag Archives: Process

More From Unfinished Business

My friend Heather White, who curated Unfinished Business: An Exhibition of Paintings in Progress recently wrote a great essay about the ideas behind the exhibition.  Here’s the essay and a couple installation shots of the show.  Unfinished Business: an exhibition of … Continue reading

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Intertwined

My paintings used to be more about relationships between people.  I associated them with my own experiences, but liked to think of them as situations that others commonly experienced in their own life.  That the viewer could place themselves in … Continue reading

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Unfinished Business

Next week I’m going to be visiting Toronto for the first time.  My friend Heather White has curated a show that I’m going to be in with Sarah Cale. It’s called Unfinished Business: an exhibition of painting in progress.  I’m … Continue reading

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White Wash

I’ve been white washing over paintings lately.  It’s not a decision I make ahead of time though, and it feels somewhat frightening as I’m doing it.  The process of doing it isn’t like painting a wall with a roller, I … Continue reading

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Next

I had a studio visit with Nayland Blake today.  He pointed out something about my paintings which was important to consider, and perhaps something that I’ve unconsciously been avoiding.  Which is, where do you go from here?  How do I … Continue reading

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Don’t Know

I’m having a thought this evening, questioning what actually is underneath these these accumulations I’ve been painting.  I keep referring to it at as a person or the figure, but I don’t know.  Perhaps that’s just the thing, I don’t … Continue reading

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Mounds

Recently I’ve been asked, with some expression of surprise by people who visit my studio, “these are figures?!”  I think for some people it’s a stretch.  I’m drawn to abstraction because of it’s ambiguity, but I’m not painting non-objectively.  I … Continue reading

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The Premier

The anticipation is over, the animation is complete.  After almost two months of work and many technical hurdles I can finally say that I am feeling good about the results.  It’s been a learning process to say the least.  I’d … Continue reading

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Editing Out the Body

In a recent email correspondence with my friend Heather White I mentioned my ideas for some future animations that continue upon the idea of revealing process.  In part of her email she was responding to a comment I had made in … Continue reading

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Splayed

This painting was rushed.  My studio time has been cut back lately, mostly because I’m trying to finish this animation.  I thought I’d give the beef heart another shot tonight, by doing a cross section of it, but I really … Continue reading

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