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U.S.C (Urban Swarm Contemplated), colored pencil on paper, 4’ x 6’, 2014 I’ve been neglectful of this space. I spent the last part of 2014 working on this commission.

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I’ve been making these small, colored pencil drawings based on night aerial views. Pretty fun to make something in a couple of hours.

Yesterday was my birthday and I had a great day filled with friends, good food and a lot of laughing. And also a little yard work and napping. One of my friends crafted this really clever happy birthday sign out of one of my drawings! Amazing!!!

Raymond Carver never wrote a novel.

I’ve always been a bigger fan of short stories than I have of novels. I think it has to do with the fact that I make drawings and not paintings. It’s a similar impulse to say more with less. Even though my drawings are very dense and busy, I am missing a lot of the […]

I wrote an article for Zocalo Public Square on my art and my path as an artist. In it, I wrote about when I first moved to L.A. how I lived in a run down, Spanish style duplex in West Hollywood. This was in 1999 before the Grove, before all the paparazzi started watching the […]

Suburbia, gouache on paper, 4’ x6’, 2003 This piece is currently hanging the U.S. Embassy in the Republic of Georgia. I wish I had a better photo of it, but when I made it I guess didn’t think it would end up so far away.

James Doolin mural at Metro headquarters. I really didn’t do it justice with this snapshot. It’s a pretty amazing piece.

Some time ago, I was making these drawings from snapshots I took on my phone. I am very happy to say that I’m super busy these days making big, epic things but a little tiny bit sad the phone drawings have to go away for awhile. This was from a concert at the Eagle Rock […]

jacobmagraw: I bit of progress on this piece. I’m trying out some new stitches. I love Jacob Magraw’s drawings so much. Recently he has been doing these embroidered pieces. Drawing is drawing is drawing.

Did not know that my favorite aerial, city, night painter Peter Alexander also did a series of pastel drawings of cats. Didn’t think I could love him more.

We went to the opening of Olga Koumoundorous exhibit at Susanne Vielmetter last night and I have to say this denim couch with the spray painted rainbow was my favorite. What makes a person purchase a denim couch? Do they think, “I can only truly relax if I’m sitting on a couch made out of […]

I love this piece on the Los Angeles Metro at the 7th and Flower by Joyce Kozloff. Last time I was there I had to wait about 45 minutes and since there’s no cell phone service under there, this piece was a welcome and fun distraction. It goes on endlessly. The monsters were my favorite. […]

Check out this short interview and studio visit I did with thsart.com.

I’m pretty excited to have the temporary mural I exhibited at the Los Angeles International Airport included in the Public Art Archive. From their website: The Public Art Archive™, a new project of the Western States Arts Federation, or WESTAF (www.westaf.org), is a sophisticated searchable database of public art in the United States. The Archive […]