Author: Jon

Ready, Set, Art!

I am all moved over from my previous site! While there are some minor wrinkles to iron out, the transition was substantially less painless than I was envisioning. In the coming months I will be rolling out with additional website features. Along with these features will also be a blog entry to introduce you to Read More …

I’m Moving Sites

I am in the process of migrating my content here to a WordPress site which will offer me more functionality as well as ability to create a slick looking store to provide prints of my work. Coming soon!

Recent Art Calls

Here is some recent work I’ve been up to. These are a mixture of studies I’ve been doing on different techniques. The art calls I am submitting to now are going to be inclusive of these techniques as long as they are cohesive and tell the story I desire. The current piece I am working Read More …

Big Things Coming

September took the speedy way out as most busy times do. I have been working my ass off to get more things in the pipeline and am finding success here in Michigan. To summarize: I’m a Michigan resident! I applied and was accepted to the College for Creative Studies! (getting my paperwork ready for a Read More …

Moved to Michigan

I took a leap this past week and made the move to Birmingham, Michigan. Why would I leave Seattle, a notably cultural-rich city, for the suburbs of the Midwest? Art and family. I’ve joined my younger sister, her husband, and their eight month-old daughter. They have generously offered to host me as I make painting Read More …

The Spot Festival

Over the weekend a dear group of friends and I accomplished something that meant a lot to us. We banded together and created our own festival in an area we all have grown to appreciate. Invitations went out and preparations were made. My contribution to the festivities was a painting tent. Displayed in the background Read More …

Tribute to Paradiso 2015 Complete

The edited and touched-up photo is located here. I previously painted the far left painting to mark Paradiso 2014. Now; I’ve had these four 12″x12″ canvases lying around urging me to do something with them but each time nothing really pulled me in a direction; I just ended up playing with blending and random compositions. Read More …

Updates

I’ve sold my first painting at my first showing! It’s all about the small successes. Pictured to the far left; ‘A Night in the Enchantments’ measures 36in by 18in. The inspiration for this piece was simply seen while sitting around a campfire at a spot my friends and I frequent for the great outdoor environment. Read More …

Largest Commissioned Painting Yet!

I’m grateful to announce that I have completed my largest (left picture) commissioned piece to date! This “dot painting” measures 4 ft tall by 5 ft wide. The composition and most of the color of the piece is reflective of the original (right picture) with some artistic creativity thrown in. I am taking commissions so Read More …