I worked on this commission of the Jeffrey's Hook Lighthouse which stands below the George Washington Bridge in upper Manhattan two years ago, but since it was a surprise I'm not posting about it until now. The lighthouse is the subject of a children's book illustrated by Lynd Ward, The Little Red Lighthouse and the Great Gray Bridge, and is also the namesake the business my dad works for, Red Lighthouse Investment Management. This painting was for his partner, Mark, who I've known my whole life, and hangs in their office. It was enjoyable to work on a project for family and close friends.Read More
This is a sneak preview, but I'm excited to announce that I have a show coming up in January 9 - March 8, 2015 at the Valdez Museum. I'll be showing a lot of my new work from the last year and half, including some of the sketches in the photo above.
I'll post more about it in the month to come, so stay tuned and keep it mind if you might find yourself in Valdez this winter.Read More
Why do I keep a sketchbook? There are many reasons, one of which is that drawing and sketching help me to learn about the world around me.Read More
Variation and repetition in nature is interesting to me. The theme has an appealing aesthetic, but more importantly it also leads to interesting questions.Read More
I just got back from a trip to the north eastern United States to visit family. We decided to go in October so that we could get home to Alaska before winter set in too hard and so that we could catch some of the nice fall weather there. One of the places we went was my grandparents' cabin on a pond near Rangeley, Maine. This has always been a very special place to me.Read More