Friday, October 24, 2014

Bo Senior and Bo Junior

 This is Bo Senior and baby Bo Jr.  We see representations of maternal love consistently throughout art history, but paternal love between a father and his son is more rarely depicted.  I was deeply moved by this commission.  16x20 Colored pencil on Rives BFK.     

Sunday, May 4, 2014


 16x20 Acrylic and Watercolor on Panel.  Ephesia is a part of an indigenous tribe in the Brazilian Amazon.  The international beef industry is the leading contributor to deforestation in this area.  Some American companies benefit from this industry, mostly in terms of the leather.  Some American corporations that benefit from Brazilian leather are Nike, Adidas, Timberland, Clarks, and Reebok.  There are many more.

I will be joining the resident artists at the Creative Alliance in August 2014

Friday, February 14, 2014

Embera sketch

This is the sketch for one of the eight new pieces in my Amazon Women series I've been working on while a Resident at the New York League of Art Students Vytlacil Campus.  Her name is Embera and she looks on in disbelief at hectares of razed jungle she once called her home.  In the distance atop a hill she is watched by the demon of industry mounted proudly upon his Nelore bull.  Seven football fields of rainforest have been burnt today so the world may have its burger.  There has got to be some other way.