UPCOMING EVENTS

 

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My Final STL Open Studio

IN-PERSON

Saturday, May 14th, 2022

10:00 AM - 3:00 PM



STUDIO LOCATION
2175 S Big Bend Blvd

St. Louis, MO 63117

This will likely be my last Open Studio event in St. Louis, MO. I plan to move soon and would love to share one last hurrah in my cozy Big Bend studio with you. Come see my latest "Refuvescence" series as well as my life-sized figurative oil paintings. Work is available for sale.

Not local? Reach out if you'd like to see any work up close.

 
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Salon des Refusés

ON VIEW

April 1 - July 2, 2022

LOCATION
Wausau Museum of Contemporary Art (WMOCA)
309 McClellan Street
Wausau, WI 54403

Like the original French “Salon des Refusés” exhibition in 1863, this is a selection of works that have been at one point rejected. Back then, it was a rebellion by artists whose work was in some way considered unconventional by the Paris Salon, thus rejected from being shown. 

 

Why was the Salon des Refusés So Important? WMCOA writes:
"Three reasons. (1) Because it undermined the infallibility of the French Academy and, by implication, Academic art across Europe. (2) Because it highlighted the need for alternative “unofficial” exhibitions, to prevent highly conservative academic bodies from dominating both aesthetics and public taste in art. (3) Because, to a great extent, it legitimized the newly emerging forms of avant-garde art, and paved the way for the even more shocking style of “Impressionism”, which its exponents unleashed on Paris in 1874, in a series of independently organized exhibitions (1874-84)."

 
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Shifting Cultural Stories

ON VIEW

March 22 - May 22, 2022

ORGANIZED BY
What's Next For Earth

“Society’s goals and mindsets could be thought of as the stories we tell ourselves. Some cultural stories are deeply ingrained in us as a species, while some are the predominant narratives of the particular society into which we have been born. They help us make sense of the world around us, but they may also hinder our ability to foresee big social changes and to adjust our behavior accordingly. Therefore, some of these stories need to change: we may need to shift from the consumer economy to a conserver economy; from valuing things to valuing relationships and experiences; from inevitable growth to a steady-state economy; from a politics of mass persuasion to a politics of local engagement.”
– Richard Heinberg

 
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Mujer

ON VIEW

March 1 - 31, 2022

DIGITAL EXHIBITION ON ARTSY
33 Contemporary Art Gallery

This online exclusive is honoring International Women's Day 2022 featuring small artworks of female identifying subjects. 

 
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SHORT FILM & DIGITAL EXHIBITION

Art for Climate Change

SHORT FILM PREMIERE

"Art for Climate Change: Unequivocable, Fragile, Hopeful"

Produced by Academy-Award Winning filmmaker Juan Carlos Zaldivar

Friday, October 15, 2021 at 1:45 PM (CST)

Now available to view online (link below)

VIRTUAL EXHIBITION
Art for Climate Change

Platforme Planet Earth

I am honored to have my painting "Change of Heart" selected for both opportunities.

"Art for Climate Change" is a curated digital exhibition telling the story of climate change today. 23 talented and passionate artists have been selected from across the globe in this first edition show, which is intentionally comprised of digital content only to leave minimal carbon footprint.


In addition, this digital exhibition has been produced as a 16-minute short film entitled "Art for Climate Change: Unequivocable, Fragile, Hopeful" by Academy-Award Winning filmmaker Juan Carlos Zaldivar. It premiered at 193 Gallery in Paris on October 15th.

The film is available in separate 3 parts, my work appears in Part 3: Hopeful.