Color Line and Form
Color Line and Form

I’m happy to announce that two of my most recent works have been included in “Color, Line, and Form” at the Fine Arts Center of Hot Springs in Hot Springs, Arkansas. The show opens on September 5th, and continues through October 25. If you’re in the area please consider stopping by. More information can be […]

Valpuri Kylmänen, Ari Pelkonen / Western Exhibitions
Valpuri Kylmänen, Ari Pelkonen / Western Exhibitions

In an age when a sheet of Somerset Satin paper can be fed through a large-format printer with minimal effort and yield excellent results, it’s reasonable to ask what drives the continued fascination with the graying practices of carving wood and chemically altering stone. Few mediums embody the metamorphic character of art like lithography or […]

New Work in Midwest Multiples
New Work in Midwest Multiples

I’m happy to report that two of my new ‘electronic assemblages’ have been selected by juror Hesse McGraw for inclusion in “Midwest Multiples” at the Nemeth Art Center in Park Rapids, MN. The show runs from August 9th through September 7th. More in for can be found here.

Review: Matthew Girson/Chicago Cultural Center
Review: Matthew Girson/Chicago Cultural Center

Though the book and its citadel the library have long been regarded as open reservoirs of human wisdom, Girson has created an athenaeum of inaccessibility. We are prevented from knowing his books’ contents because they are literally and metaphorically dark, imbued perhaps with knowledge that is false or dangerous, true or innocuous. It’s impossible to […]

Morris Barazani/Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art
 Morris Barazani/Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art

Morris Barazani’s kaleidoscopic painting retrospective at the Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art reveals an individual acutely sensitive to new artistic directions. Spanning the past six decades, the thirty-one selections on view run the gamut from raucous painterly surfaces to nuanced forays into collage and color-field abstraction. In an age where stylistic homogenization is a prerequisite […]

Review: Nicholas Gottlund/Paris London Hong Kong
Review: Nicholas Gottlund/Paris London Hong Kong

There’s a welcome, almost aggressive, physicality to these pieces. “Printing Always Printing (Scarecrow),” owing to the sheer size of its halftone pattern, forces the viewer to step almost outside of the gallery to see the picture completely resolve. It’s an effective gesture, but one that’s rapidly consumed. Eventually I found myself just listlessly staring at […]