Saturday, November 22, 2008

New Stuff goin on

Recently there's a lot of stuff going on. The economy is, as we all know, getting deeper in the shitter, so the art world is suffering. At least there's something new to talk about in people's work.
Anyway, I'm working on trying to get some work out there to different shows, but there aren't any promises. So far I've decided to try out for the show in Miami through, as well as the Feb. show at Projects gallery. I am, though, going to have some work at APW gallery in NY come Feb. 6th. I'll be represented by 5 12x12 canvases, which I'll also be sure to post here as soona s they're done.
In other news, a couple of artists and I (Petros Pappalas, Adam Schneck, and Mat Tomeszko) have decided to form a Crew of sorts. We call ourselves The Rabble Rousers. I've been part of a few, back in my graffiti days (which didn't last, or truly progress that far), but this one is definitely different. I guess to give a true further description, we would have to iron out some more details, but I gotta say we're on an interesting path. All I've gotta say is stay on the lookout for us. In the mean time, here are a couple of drawing I decided to post on this thing. Enjoy.

Monday, November 10, 2008


so recently I have been working on a new series- just started the 2nd painting- called The Grand Pecking Order. I suggest looking at the painting, and the following with looking at it while listening to "The Grand Pecking Order" by Oyster Head if you can get your hands on it. Please, also, let me know what you think. I apologize for the poor lighting and photography.

Also, recently, I have been using a little bit of source material (for once) to try and enhance my characterizations and body language by going back to some older movies. I look forward to the developments that will have in my coming work- which there is a lot of for sure. till next time.

Sunday, October 12, 2008

New Blog

Well, this is my first post on the blog, so for those of you that are kind enough to have stopped by, thanks a bunch. I'm adding this blog as a part of my website, so that I can give you guys, and myself, as personal and updated a touch as I can. Here I'll be posting, and writing about, both my work and other people's work that I like. for those of you wondering, my main URL is where you can find the majority of my work (that I've obviously already shot) as well as contact info and my CV. Again, thanks for stopping by, and hope you like my stuff. Anyway, I may as well explain myself....
This isn't my prettiest peice, but this 3 panel painting is the one that made me who I am today- an artist with a purpose.
Long story short, during sophmore year of college, luck basically took a big steaming shit on everything I knew and was. Due to the irresponssible nature of a couple of party goers, I was accused of drugging a couple of girls at this particular event. No- I did not in fact take part in any elicit activity. It was a wrong place at the wrong time kind of issue. Anyway, this accusation began what would be the worst couple of months in my 20 years of life. It's safe to say that this whole experience changed me forever.
This painting is about the 36 hours I spent in jail for, literally doing nothing. for those of you that haven't guessed it yet, the title alludes to my extreme discontent for the experience. This painting, after finally being able to be honest with myself artistically, would spawn a long series of commentary mostly aiming at society's dishonesty, whether it be in reference to the Myspace generation or society's vices.