Mercury Atop Grand Central


In the winter, the Century once again displayed work by its members. It’s always a challenge to choose a piece to hang in these exhibitions, since everyone is permitted to submit only one piece of art, and it must that fit within a three-by-three foot area. I’ve always been fascinated […]

Ugolino Series


Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux’s “Ugolino and His Sons” dominates the Petrie Court at the Met, and continues to inspire awe. I’ve greatly enjoyed creating large drawings of various details of this magnificent sculpture. The above photo gives you a sense of scale. The legend of Ugolino della Gherardesca is mesmerizing and terrifying. […]

Spontaneity Series


The inspiration for this series began when I found out that the Century planned to mount a show of paintings themed “The City.” I love exhibiting there, but had nothing remotely in the category, so of course decided to do an appropriate painting immediately. As I walked home, I mulled […]

“Just Pots” at The Century


It’s always a pleasure to be a part of any exhibition at the Century, 7 West 43rd Street. The current Nature Morte show will be on view in the main gallery until July 26th, 2016.

Etching and Aquatint


I so enjoyed studying mezzotint with Fred Mershimer at the Manhattan Graphics Center, that I couldn’t resist a ten-week course in etching and aquatint that he was teaching there. I decided to stick with one image throughout the intaglio exercises in order to focus on the techniques without the distraction […]