A wonderful man popped by the studio this weekend asking numerous questions about my visualization structures which prompted an immediate delving discussion on sound-shapes, physics, aesthetics and all that we are exploring in common. Before wrapping up, he added that he wasn’t leaving without one of the works. At that point, I realized, I … Continue reading New Show, New Series.
A while back, a friend stopped by and pointed out the importance of keeping some of by best work for myself. If everything goes away, you have nothing left representing your proudest creative moments. Very good point. Despite my attempt to pull out a few works here and there, I find now again a … Continue reading Take Five
Creating a lot of drawings for my next show, set for the 2nd Saturday in August. Exploring, examining and enjoying some graphite. This one was going to be donated to The Workhouse Arts Center Collector’s Showcase, but I was under the weather this week and wasn’t able to get to a mat cutter in … Continue reading Menagerie Musique
Jazz Envisioned: A Collaborative Musical/Art Evening Featuring the Jazz Interpreted Paintings and Drawings of Britt Conley and the original jazz compositions of John Kocur, Kevin Pace, Gene D’Andrea and Cristopher Galvan from our opening on November 8th from 6-9pm at the Workhouse Arts Center, building 6, in Lorton, VA. The evening featured the paintings of … Continue reading Jazz Envisioned
Working on the finishing touches on this piece for my show this week at the Workhouse Art’s Center in Lorton, Virginia. I’ve picked four Washington D.C. area Jazz composers and created a painting for each that represents the persona of their writing style. They in turn are writing original compositions to their paintings. We converge … Continue reading Jazz composition for John Kocur
A lovely, lovely day in the studio. Currently working on a massive jazz series. It’s only 4 works, but they are large and infinitely chewable, which means complexity abounds. Not the best for deadline work! But the best for me 🙂 I’m still drawing away quietly in little corners and in the occasional coffee shop … Continue reading Counter Weights and Balances
So much has happened this past year. July marked a great turning point. This year I was lucky enough to be incorporated into a studio that I absolutely love. I’m at the Workhouse Arts Center in Lorton, Virginia. It’s amazing. After being juried in, we were soon informed that we have to donate one work … Continue reading Percolating Sound
Well, after a few years and a lot of drawing, much that was never posted, I’m finally having a drawing show. at the Lorton Workhouse Arts Center Studios, where I’ve been happily creating away. Busy working a massive visual musical project relating to the process of composing a symphonic work. I’m loving it and having … Continue reading Drawing Show!!!
Today’s drawing is Creative Seeds. It’s about laying the ground work for what will be my artistic future. The ideas’s that I’ve never been able to logistically bring to fruition can now be easily executed, due to my new studio!!! The work is also about leaving what was the shadow of what I wished I … Continue reading Creative Seeds