#CyberMonday: Support Your Local Artists (Like Me!)

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I would say this is a shameless self-promotion, except that it's really neither. Well, I AM plugging my own website, as I, like every other viral marketer is using social media to get the word out today. But I'm not ashamed. I'm an artist and my work is really about connecting with people who like art and want to have it as part of their lives, not ... See the Rest

Only In New York: We Are Fam-il-y, Part II

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So, Thursday night was the second installment of Nora Burn's New York Stories at the Stonewall Inn. I was lucky enough to be in attendance, as well as tell of my own little slice of Big Apple pie. The lineup (other than yours truly) was pretty legendary, as was the audience, who likely had stories that were just as good. We learned that: Nora ... See the Rest

New York Stories II: 80s / 90s Edition

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So, Nora Burns (of the fabulous Unitard) is hosting another night of her New York Stories. (I get nervous even mentioning it as I'm on the list of story tellers this time.) From the announcement: "Do you remember when New York City was a wonderland of fabulous freaks and misfit toys? When there were hookers instead of the Highline and you ... See the Rest

Real Estate Porn (Soft-Core): My Barn Makes The May Scene

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I would say that I hope it doesn't seem TOO self-serving to post pictures of my own house but honestly, I don't care how it seems. I'm house-proud at the moment and kind of excited that Scene magazine just published a story featuring my Catskill Mountain place in their May issue. The theme is "Wonder Kids" (which I obviously do NOT fall under the ... See the Rest

ArtShop 2: Why Not Collect Artist Plates?

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People have been collecting and displaying decorative plates as long as there have been food and walls, I would imagine. But plates featuring the work of contemporary artists, whether mass produced or limited edition, are a relatively new phenomenon. Featured here are some of my favorites, available online at MoMA, Other Criteria (Damien Hirst's ... See the Rest

Booked: Are You Blocked? – Creatively, That is…

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You don't have to be an artist to experience a creative block – we've all dealt with being "stuck". A brand new book from the mind behind the blog The Jealous Curator, Danielle Krysa, tackles the topic in Creative Block: Advice and Projects From 50 Successful Artists. She interviewed 50 artists (including your's truly) to explore the ways that ... See the Rest

Paintball By Number?: Very Much So

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So, last night, I had an opening at Converge Gallery in Williamsport, Pennsylvania called "Very Much So". In addition to the work in the show, which has a 1940s-era storefront window, I installed a my work translated into to rugs, plates along with wallpaper that had been blasted with a paintball gun. I had the idea to shoot my prints with a ... See the Rest

Drink Up!: Michelle Obama Visits The New Museum (And Signs My Painting!)

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Last month I was asked me to participate in WAT-AAH!'s "Take Back the Streets" exhibit at the New Museum along with 12 other artists like Kenny Scharf, Shepard Fairey, and Swoon. WAT-AAH! water was started by former ad exec Rose Cameron with the intent to get kids to drink more water in school so, with input from her two young boys, they launched 5 ... See the Rest