Happiest when painting boats

Happiest when painting boats

Skylarking II, 18×24, oil on linen, $1855, includes shipping in the continental US. Yesterday I talked to someone about taking my watercolor workshop aboard schooner American Eagle. We discussed some critical issues, like whether her husband was allowed to come with us. Snoring, I told her, is not a deal-breaker. (That, by the way, is …

How to start painting (again)

How to start painting (again)

Windsurfers at La Pocatière, 6X8, oil on archival canvasboard, $348 includes shipping and handling in continental US. Sue Leo is a graphic design professor who has been my gallerist, my student, and of course my friend. She recently told me a story that should encourage all of you who’ve dropped your art and aren’t sure …

Seven weeks in a shipyard

Seven weeks in a shipyard

American Eagle in Drydock, 12X16, $1159 unframed includes shipping and handling in continental US. In the muck of a muddy Maine spring in 2016, I wandered into the North End Ship Yard, where I met Captain John Foss and the crews of Heritage and American Eagle. I spent the next seven weeks documenting the annual …

Interview: Freeka Tet

Interview: Freeka Tet

Multidisciplinary artist Freeka Tet on taking a hacker’s approach to create playful, subversive works of music and visual art. Freeka Tet can’t decide whether he’s a hacker, a magician or a sell-out. This might be because he spends most of his time inhabiting all of three of these roles. During his conversation with Fact he …

It’s wicked hard to paint a rainbow

It’s wicked hard to paint a rainbow

Downpour, 6X8, oil on archival canvasboard, $348 incorporates delivery and dealing with in continental US End me if you&#8217ve read this ahead of, but it&#8217s raining. I like these spring rains it&#8217s chilly but not cold, and the crops start off their rebirth. But as Ken DeWaard suggests, who requires an additional gray portray? Essentially, …

The Vinyl Factory celebrates art and sound with immersive exhibition at 180 Studios

REVERB characteristics 18 installations together with new operates by Theaster Gates, Es Devlin, Julianknxx and Caterina Barbieri, as very well as Devon Turnbull&#8217s Hello-Fi Listening Area Dream No.1. Theaster Gates, Devon Turnbull, Caterina Barbieri, Jeremy Deller, Carsten Nicolai, Es Devlin and Virgil Abloh will feature as section of REVERB, a significant multimedia exhibition discovering the …

Shunpiking and painting in the north woods

Shunpiking and painting in the north woods

Somewhere in Baxter Condition Park, watercolor sketch on hot press, 8.5X5.5 I was scheduled to educate on Monday evening, but with the route of totality heading directly about the important viscera of our nation, various of my pupils had been busy. I&#8217m awfully happy we rescheduled, considering the fact that I&#8217m not absolutely sure what …