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Top – L.A. Plays Itself, colored pencil on paper, 48″ x 84″, 2015 Bottom – LLYWOOD, colored pencil on paper, 36″ x 60″, 2015 Both drawings are currently in an exhibit titled Witty and Urbane located at the Fellows of Contemporary Art in Chinatown.

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.

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 […]

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 […]

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.

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.

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.

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]