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Mid-Century Modern

Mid-Century Modern looks a bit like the Jetsons, to me.  Or the wonderful hard-edged advertising that made its way into our sub-conscious in the 50s, 60s and early 70s.  I never really thought of it in terms of my own … Continue reading

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what do you hang on your walls? what is on your shelves?

What do you collect? Is there some ONE thing, which every time you see it – at a show, online, in a catalog, in a store — makes you stop, and wonder, “should I get that?” Is it turtles, or … Continue reading

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What do you want from me?

I’ve asked this question a dozen different ways over the years, but it remains an important question — because painting is how I make my living. My collectors and friends have always given me good input. When I first started … Continue reading

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it’s humbling

  Artists work largely solo.  Ever since I started painting (almost 17 years ago), I knew I’d never not paint.  I knew it was something I would do for the rest of my life, because it is such a pleasant … Continue reading

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a hurricane that wasn’t, a show I didn’t do, and a weekend of changing everything

We’ve been in the crosshairs before, and lost trees and power to Matthew and Irma, so we were prepped and ready for Florence. I was supposed to do a show in Augusta GA this weekend, a hundred miles up a … Continue reading

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I’ve been in the same place all along!

Well, not really, but it occurred to me this morning how much Beaufort resembles a clone of Key West and Charleston.  There’s a good reason for that, of course: all were built and settled by sea captains and their families, … Continue reading

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what did you think would make you happy?

Continuing on the idea of reflection — I have a 26 mile drive into town, so… I thought about what I might have wished for when I was 18, diving into the world.  I don’t remember what I wished for.  … Continue reading

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