Thoughts on Mobile Digital Art
Most of the topic headings in this post are based on interview questions I was asked by Carol Cooper in preparation for her article published in the March 2015 issue of Shots magazine (issue 155). Her article, which features several different iPad artists (Susan Murtaugh, Kerry Crocker and myself), addresses the impact mobile digital art […]
Lisa & Alessandro’s Wedding Painting
Lisa & Alessandro’s Wedding Painting, 2014 30″ x 30″, pigment ink and acrylic media on canvas In October I painted live at Lisa and Alessandro’s wedding in the beautiful Cellar Room of V. Sattui Winery, Saint Helena, Napa Valley, California. You can see photos below of the scene as I worked throughout the festivities, capturing […]
Featured on Prism TV!
Prism TV is a wonderful video project created by students from the Academy of Art University in San Francisco (I am featured from 6m 19s to 12m 29s), 2014 (total run time 22 minutes 1 second) This video was created as a school project by students in the videography program at the Academy of Art […]
Interview with Alexander Edwards
Congressional Gold Medal Recipient
Interview with Alexander Edwards, December 2nd, 2014 (22 minutes 11 seconds) See press reports in the Washington Post, Honoring the heroic ‘Montford Pointers,’ the African American Marines the corps didn’t want, and on the 6WECT station, Montford Point Marines to be honored with memorial Friday. Alexander Edwards: An America Hero and Friend of Lindy Hop […]
Live iPad Portraits at World’s Largest Hot Rod Car Show!
Live painting at SEMA 2014, Las Vegas Convention Center, November 4th – 7th, 2014 SEMA 2014 – Portraits of Legends SEMA, the Specialty Equipment Market Association, the main trade organization of the car customization industry, organizes the world’s largest custom car and hot rod trade show in the world in Las Vegas each year. It […]
Erv, 2014 This is a portrait of saxophonist Jeff “Erv” Ervin playing with swing band Stompy Jones at Union Square, San Francisco. You’ll find a detailed explanation of how I painted this in the PainterClinic 24 recording on PaintboxTV.com. Thanks for all your great playing over the years, Erv!
Silicon Valley Series
at the San Jose Marriott
The Silicon Valley Series San Jose Marriott Ballroom Pre-function Area (on the Mezzanine Level) 301 S Market Street (cross street is W San Carlos Street, next to the San Jose Convention Center) San Jose, CA 95113 Permanent installation of a series of eight custom-made site-specific artworks on the topic of Silicon Valley. Each artwork is […]
Live Painting at Nuit Blanche
Live painting at the Scotiabank Nuit Blanche Toronto, October 4th, 2014 The Scotiabank Nuit Blanche is an annual all night arts festival (7pm – 7am!) that attracts over one million attendees. Art installations of all kinds pop up for one night throughout downtown Toronto. I was invited to perform live digital painting by Nuit Blanche […]
Frankie Manning, Ambassador of Lindy Hop, 2009 I created this collage portrait of Frankie Manning, Ambassador of Lindy Hop, as a tribute to him after he passed away at 94 years old, just short of his 95th birthday. 200 Lindy Hoppers from all over the world gathered in new York City to celebrate his […]
Frankie Centennial Dance Jam
Frankie Manning Centennial Savoy Ball Dance Jam, 2014 38″ x 19″, pigment ink print and acrylic on canvas This collage is based on imagery I captured during the Frankie Centennial celebrations in New York City which celebrated the 100th birthday of my original Lindy Hop dance teacher, Frankie Manning. To learn more about Frankie I […]