Precious Painting Moves to Texas

I recently sold a small painting to the University of Texas Health Science Center NE in Tyler, Texas. The painting was a a favorite of mine and hung in my studio. It is one of two drybrush portraits that I completed of my son, Joel, when he was ten or eleven years...
Summer Art Show Opening

Summer Art Show Opening

I will be participating in a summer art show at the Artists of Palm Beach County Gallery and Studios.  As a founder of this group, along with Mark Gierok and Terre Rybovich, I am proud of all we have accomplished. It gives me great pleasure to participate in Artists...

Studio Art Lessons

I am happy to announce that I will be teaching private and semi-private art lessons from 4-5 PM on Wednesdays and Thursdays in my home studio. Students will have an opportunity to use professional art supplies. Limit three students per hour. The lessons are for both...
Photographing Artwork

Photographing Artwork

As a regular columnist with The Rickie Report, an online news source for artists in Palm Beach County and beyond, I respond to questions that pertain to visual communication, extending some of the basic information covered in my book, “Graphic Design Exposed.” The...

Shanghai Influence

I spent 6 days in Shanghai in April.  I saw so much great art and creativity from ancient to contemporary times that it has taken me weeks to digest the sights and sounds enough to write about my adventure. Before talking about the art, I would like to thank my...

Judgement Free Zone Fosters Creativity

From past columns in this blog, you may have gathered that I am always searching for experiences that stimulate artistic creativity. Sometimes the freedom and playful creativity in my artist’s life are challenged by the pressures and deadlines of practical...